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About Photography Universities

Published at 03/10/2012 16:53:37


“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know. ” – Diane Arbus
The word photography basically comes from two ancient Greek words, photo which means ‘light’ and graph for ‘drawing’ and if we combine these words together the actual meaning becomes drawing with light, this is a basic way of describing what really photography is. Today’s photography industry demands highly educated professionals who can enlighten the world by combining their skills with one another. If you have interest in photography there are schools and universities that provide you the required education about photography. Photography is just not about taking pictures, there are a lot of things that you need to take a look at, like the focus, the angles, etc. There are photography universities that provide you with all the necessary information about photography.


To search for a university look up for different universities and search their faculty and study from the photographers that inspire you. Like in the Academy of Art University, this university was established in 1929, it is a very old university and has the most experienced photographers are teaching there for about more than 30 years at least. But other than this university there are over the globe various of countries that have these photography universities that help you become a professional photographer and give a boost to your experience and skills. These universities do not ask you to come and join them, they also provide you distant learning for those students who cannot travel abroad, or travel at all. Online learning programs are available in these photography universities. A career in this field can be very lucrative and rewarding. If you join photography university they will give you wide ranges of disciplines which include
Digital Photography
Editorial Photography
Fashion Photography
Wildlife Photography etc


Capturing the perfect picture is an invaluable gift; one picture can bring thousands of memories back once it gets old. If you have good skills in photography, then you should join a photography university. This career can be perfect for you, where as the faculty will guide you and make you a professional photographer indeed. Once you get into a photography university, it is for sure that you will definitely walk out as a professional photographer. These universities provide you with all the facilities that you need in your learning so that the students can bring their creative visions to life.

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Facilities like dark room equipment, digital print labs and studios. These universities also provide you with the equipment that you may need. Like the 35mm cameras and lenses. But all the facilities depend upon the field that you want to master in. All the fields have different equipments. Variety of cameras, sound and motion camera equipment are available to the students depending on their field of specialization. The internet is a great tool for modern photographers and there are online communities which have advises from professionals that may help you in real life. Keep in mind that studying photography is not so easy; it requires a lot of skill and hard work along with determination. But if you work hard enough the rewards can be fantastic.