Holland College | Photography and Videography



Photography and Videography

Start Date: September
Length: 1 Year
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential: Certificate, Photography and Videography
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level
  • Résumé

Fees for the academic year 2019/2020. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

International Student fee is an additional $4000 per year (includes International Health Fee).
International Student fee is due on first day of class.

Tuition and Fees  
Tuition $4,070
Lab fees $1,230
Student Union $168
Health/Dental $410
Fitness Centre $80
Grad fee  $100
Total $6,058
1st installment due Sept. 3, 2019 $3,393
2nd installment due Jan. 6, 2020 $2,665
Other Estimated Costs  
Book $275
Material & supplies (includes portfolio case and portable hard drive $500
Camera - view the list of acceptable cameras here. $1300-5050
Total $2,075-$5,825

Please note: Tuition is based on the 2018/19 tuition rates and subject to change when the 2019/20 rates are calculated.

  • Content creators for social media
  • Photography studios
  • Photography/videographer intern
  • Portrait and wedding photography
  • Editorial, commercial or industrial photography
  • Assistant photographer
  • Digital lab technician
  • Photoshop™ technician
  • Self-employment

Program Overview

The Photography and Videography program will provide you with a solid foundation in digital imaging and videography, and is ideal for photography and videography enthusiasts regardless of their skill level. Our student to instructor ratio ensures that you have plenty of one on one guidance from your instructor.

You will learn everything from photography basics in lighting, exposure and composition to capturing and editing video, mastering Photoshop, portfolio design and creative visual content for online and traditional platforms. You will fine-tune your skills in a professional on-site studio environment as well as in indoor and outdoor locations around PEI.

The program features two large, well-equipped studios, an equipment room housing a variety of camera systems, lenses, lighting, video accessories and backgrounds, a multi station digital lab with Macintosh computers, scanners, printers and Adobe software such as Photoshop, Lightroom and Premiere Pro, and a dedicated space for custom framing and other finishing work.

Guest photographers and other industry specialists are brought in to enhance your educational experience by exploring different creative styles and points of view; and field excursions provide an opportunity to photograph some of the most iconic locations on Prince Edward Island.

While in this program, you may take on projects for private clients, which will give you even more valuable practical experience.


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