Business Photography


  • CTE Sector: Business and Finance
  • CTE Pathway: Business Management
  • Located at: La Serna
  • Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of Introduction to Photography is recommended.

Course Description

Students will learn the world of Business Photography through lecture and guest speakers. Students will be exposed to photographers working in, and photographic works demonstrating, various strands of Business Photography such as advertising; architectural and interior; event; fashion; food; journalism; portrait; product; and sports photography. Students will discuss and research how the strands have changed over time and what has influenced these changes. Students will discuss and evaluate, how history, culture, and technology have influenced Business Photography.

Integrated throughout the course are standards for Career Ready Practice and Academic Content Standards which include: appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge; communication skills; career planning; applied technology; critical thinking and problem solving; personal health and financial literacy; citizenship, integrity, ethical leadership and effective management; work productively while integrating cultural and global competence; creativity and innovation; reliable research strategies, and environment, social and economic impacts of decisions.