Commercial Photography


  • CTE Sector: Arts, Media and Entertainment
  • CTE Pathway: Production and Managerial Arts
  • Located at: La Serna
  • Recommended Prerequisite: None

Course Description

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