Digital Photography Certificate | LaSalle College Istanbul

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Certificate | Digital Photography

Photographer’s Objective

The Photography Certificate program at LaSalle College Istanbul offers you the most comprehensive photography program with a combination of theoretical and practical training to meet the high standard of professional photography.

Photography is about so much more than taking a good photo; it’s about understanding light and form, technology and software, editing, and finishing. The Digital Photography Certificate program teaches students the essentials of the craft, preparing them for an exciting and diverse career in photography.

While developing an understanding of their visual style, students develop professional standards and skills to guide their careers. In the digital age, there’s a market for people who known how to create professional-level photos. The Digital Photography Certificate helps students grow the needed skills to build a rewarding career in photography.


The program, given in English, takes 1 year, consists of 3 terms and each term is 12 weeks. There are 11-week holidays in the Summer and 1-week holidays between the terms.

Our students who successfully complete their education are entitled to receive the Digital Photography Certificate. Graduates have the right to continue their studies in our Digital Photography Diploma program at our other campuses.

This program starts in October and January every year.
  • Possibility to continue our diploma education
  • Possibility of international student exchange between the schools of the LCI Education network
  • Opportunity to continue in our Graphic Design diploma program by exempting from the courses and to have a dual completion document with an apostilled diploma sent by Canada and a certificate issued by Beykoz University
  • International student exchange opportunity between the schools of the LCI Education network
  • Acquire the skills necessary to manipulate light to achieve stellar creative results
  • Extensive knowledge of equipment, software, and technology currently being used in industry
  • Explore the principles of photographic design
  • Study on commercial uses such as editorial or advertising photography
  • Learn to use contemporary photographic imaging equipment and software
  • Understanding of current theoretical and practical knowledge
  • Education at international standards with the education curriculum created according to industry requirements
  • Career services support for professional development

Term 1

  • Professional Photography: Professional Practice
  • Shooting I
  • Image Processing and Retouching I
  • Image Laboratory
  • Photojournalism

Term 2

  • Applied Photography
  • Shooting II
  • Image Processing and Retouching II
  • Commercial Photography: Fashion and Beauty Portrait
  • Creative Video

Term 3

  • Professional Photography: Entrepreneur Profile
  • Shooting III
  • Image Processing and Retouching III
  • Commercial Photography: Kitchen, Product and Interiors
  • Portfolio

This education is suitable for all candidates who have just graduated from high school; those who have completed their education in other branches at the university, but do not want to work in that field; those who have not been able to study digital photography for various reasons, but who have remained unfulfilled desire; those who would like to complete their education at international standards in Istanbul and start their professional life as a professional.

There is no aptitude test or score assessment is made before our education, and our students are selected by conducting an interview. During the interviews, their passions for the related education, and their acceptance conditions are evaluated. Students who pass the interview and the English Placement Exam may complete their registration.

Contact us by filling out an information request form to evaluate your registration situation and discuss your career target!

This program is offered in English. The acceptance level is upper-intermediate (B2)

We assess English levels by testing our potential students if they are not native English speakers. Based on the results of this exam, we place students in our prep class if necessary. Students can share English level documents such as IELTS or TOEFL.

You may contact us if you need support to increase your English communication skills.