Diploma in Digital Photography

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

PCCI’s diploma program in digital photography is designed so that upon completing it, one will have the skills behind the camera, behind the computer, and in front of his clients.

It is a comprehensive yet intensive curriculum that allows its participants to learn the technical and creative side of photography; and more importantly, the various aspects one has to know and possess when considering a career as a photographer.

The courses are constructed with practicality in mind. Hands-on exercises follow lectures to ensure that the students can immediately practice and remember the skills and techniques discussed.

The program starts with the fundamentals in photography and then smoothly transitions to the more advanced and specific practices in photography.

Number of training days: 73 days including portfolio building (more than 580 hours)

Core Courses # of Days Recommended Schedule Other Schedule To Choose From

Priority Courses

Digital Camera Fundamentals
  • 1 day
  • May 2 (Tue)
  • Apr 4 (Tue)
  • May 2 (Tue)
  • Jun 1 (Thu)
  • Jul 11 (Tue)
Basic Photography
  • 3 days
  • May 3–5 (Wed to Fri)
  • Apr 5–7 (Wed to Fri)
  • May 3–5 (Wed to Fri)
  • Jun 2–4 (Fri to Sun)
  • Jul 12–14 (Wed to Fri)

Advanced Photography Courses (can be in any sequence)

Wedding Photography: Prenup & Wedding Day Photography + Album Design Making
  • 3 days
  • May 15–17 (Mon to Wed)
  • May 15–17 (Mon to Wed)
Corporate Photography
  • 2 days
  • May 18–19 (Thu to Fri)
  • May 18–19 (Thu to Fri)
Feast for the Eyes: Professional Food Photography
  • 2 days
  • May 22–23 (Mon to Tue)
  • May 22–23 (Mon to Tue)
Studio Portrait 101
  • 3 days
  • May 24–26 (Wed to Fri)
  • May 24–26 (Wed to Fri)
  • Jun 19–21 (Mon to Wed)
Street Photography
  • 2 days
  • May 27–28 (Sat to Sun)
  • May 27–28 (Sat to Sun)
Ins & Outs of Wedding Photography
  • 1 day
  • Jun 1 (Thu)
  • Jun 1 (Thu)
Black-&-White Photography: Shooting, Processing & Printing
  • 2 days
  • Jun 5–6 (Mon to Tue)
  • Jun 5–6 (Mon to Tue)
Photojournalism
  • 2 days
  • Jun 12 –13 (Mon to Tue)
  • Jun 12 –13 (Mon to Tue)
Minding Your Own (Photography) Business
  • 1 day
  • Jun 8 (Thu)
  • Jun 8 (Thu)
Strobist Photography: Creative Techniques with Portable Flash
  • 1 day
  • Jun 9 (Fri)
  • Jun 9 (Fri)
Advanced Portrait Photography: Creative Lighting for Studio & Outdoor Portraiture
  • 2 days
  • Jun 10–11 (Sat to Sun)
  • Jun 10–11 (Sat to Sun)
Fashion Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jun 17–18 (Sat to Sun)
  • Jun 17–18 (Sat to Sun)
Sports & Action Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jun 22–23 (Thu to Fri)
  • Jun 22–23 (Thu to Fri)
Wedding Day: Same Day Edit (SDE)
  • 2 days
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
The Brave New (and Profitable) World of 360° Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jun 28–29 (Wed to Thu)
  • Jun 28–29 (Wed to Thu)
Architecture & Interiors Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jul 5–6 (Wed to Thu)
  • Jul 5–6 (Wed to Thu)
The Secrets of Product Photography
  • 2 days
  • Jul 20–21 (Thu to Fri)
  • Jul 20–21 (Thu to Fri)
Travel and Cultural Documentary
  • 3 days
  • to be announced
  • to be announced
Inner Vision
  • 3 days
  • to be announced
  • to be announced

Image Editing and Compositing (should be taken in sequence)

Digital Imaging and Color Management Fundamentals
  • 1 day
  • May 14 (Sun)
  • May 14 (Sun)
  • Jun 6 (Tue)
Adobe Photoshop Beginner to Intermediate
  • 3 days
  • May 15–17 (Mon to Wed)
  • May 15–17 (Mon to Wed)
  • Jun 7–9 (Wed to Fri)
Photo Editing & Management with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • 3 days
  • May 29–31 (Mon to Wed)
  • May 29–31 (Mon to Wed)
Portrait Retouching with Adobe Photoshop
  • 1 days
  • Jun 14 (Wed)
  • Jun 14 (Wed)
Creative Compositing Techniques in Photoshop
  • 2 days
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
  • Jun 24–25 (Sat to Sun)
Adobe Photoshop Advanced Tools and Techniques
  • 3 days
  • Jul 28–30 (Fri to Sun)
  • Jul 28–30 (Fri to Sun)

Web Design Essentials

Web Design Fundamentals
  • 1 day
  • Jun 2 (Fri)
  • Jun 2 (Fri)
Website Creation with Adobe Muse
OR
Creating WOW (Websites on WordPress): The Basics
  • 2 days
  • Jun 3–4 (Sat to Sun)
  • May 4–5 (Thu to Fri)
  • Jun 3–4 (Sat to Sun)
  • May 4–5 (Thu to Fri)
General Courses      
Business Ethics, Organization and Communication
  • 1 day
  • To be announced
  • To be announced
Introduction to Computers & Applications
  • 1 day
  • To be announced
  • To be announced
Intellectual Property Rights
  • 1 day
  • To be announced
  • To be announced
Developing Printed Portfolio
  • maximum of 1 month after finishing all the courses
   
Developing a Portfolio Website
  • maximum of 1 month after finishing all the courses
   
TESDA Assessment for National Certificate
  • 1–2 days