With a concentration in digital photography, you sharpen your skills with still and video cameras, lenses, lighting and software. Learn to create images for use on posters, advertisements and a variety of Web-based applications. Learn and practice event and portrait photography. Explore the reaches of photojournalism.At Olivet, you can:
Putting knowledge to workWork on campus as a student photographer. Capture life at Olivet visually. Your photos may be used for publicizing events, news items, marketing and more.Volunteer to be part of the annual Homecoming for Kids. Plan and lead hands-on art activities for children under age 10 while earning practicum hours.Enjoy class trips to Chicago – gallery visits, gallery talks, insights into careers in art, tours of the Art Institute of Chicago, and so much more. We encourage all students to be part of a study abroad program, such as the Council for Christian Colleges and University’s Best Semester program. Expand your knowledge and deepen your understand of other countries and cultures.Most students complete internships and externships. During the school year, opportunities are available on campus. Discover off-campus opportunities to pursue over the summer. Get credit, get paid and get job experience.CareersYou might be interested in a career as a professional photographer if you:
Possible careers include: commercial photographer, studio photographer, photojournalist, industrial photographer, scientific photographer, fine arts photographer, news photographer, freelance photographer
Freshman Art Scholarship FormPhotography concentration is part of the Department of Art and Digital Media within the College of Arts and Sciences.
Prepare for a career in photography while learning from professors who have built their own successful photography businesses.
Mary Beth Koszut