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The Photography Department at De Anza College offers exceptional instruction in beginning, intermediate, advanced black & white and color photography, commercial and digital imaging. Students develop the technical, critical and practical skills required to succeed in a constantly challenging and changing profession. The Photography Department has one of the best-equipped and largest facilities in the Bay Area. De Anza provides students with opportunities to apply new skills to real and simulated situations found in photographic careers.

De Anza College photo students produce technically and aesthetically accomplished imagery. Students have graduated to careers in advertising, photo illustration, fashion, architecture, still life and product photography. Fine art and documentary photography are integral parts of the program.

Associate of Arts degrees/Certificates are offered in Professional Photography, Photographic Arts, and Digital Photography. These programs produce photographers that are highly employable team members in an expanding multimedia work force.

The Photography Department offers day, evening and Saturday classes. General Education (GE) courses, which are transferable to all campuses, include 19th C. Photography, Contemporary Trends in Photography, and Exploring Visual Expression.

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