Develop Your Skills at Our

Digital Photography School

Get the education and experience you need to secure entry-level employment with our 10-month digital photography school, taught by industry-trained professionals.

Career Specific Training

At F.I.R.S.T. Institute, we’re driven by a passion to launch aspiring photographers straight into the heart of their chosen field right from the start! Our industry-focused courses are carefully crafted to immerse you in the world of photography, providing training that focuses on the practical skills demanded by today’s photography industry. 

Photography Areas Of Study

Dive into capturing life’s precious moments with F.I.R.S.T. Institute’s Digital Photography program. Let us guide you as you unlock your creativity. Dream of capturing stunning landscapes, expressing emotions through portraits, or exploring digital editing? F.I.R.S.T. Institute is where your journey starts. Our program helps you gain expertise in key photography areas.

Intro To The Camera & Lightroom
Composition & Aesthetics
Studio Photography
Spatial Photography
Photoshop For Digital Editing & Experimental Photography
Event Photography

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F.I.R.S.T. Graduates

are making an impact every day in the digital media industry.


Hours of hands-on training

that graduates use to secure entry-level employment.


20 years of success

in preparing students for creative careers.


We know that before beginning your education at a digital photography school, you’ll want to feel confident in what lies ahead as you embark on a career in a competitive yet rewarding field.

While creative industries can sometimes seem more challenging to succeed in than other industries, we’re here to set the record straight—creative jobs do exist, and they are attainable with the proper training, resources, and education.

Perhaps you’re unsure if you’re ready to pursue a creative career in photography. Worry not—our admissions team is standing by to assist you in understanding your interests, goals, and future career ambitions so you can better decide on your creative career path in the photography industry.

After completing the Digital Photography program, you'll have the skills necessary to land various positions within the field. Here are a few of the most common career paths our graduates have taken:

Digital Photography

Get Started in 3 Steps

Ready to study Digital Photography at F.I.R.S.T. Institute?

In three simple steps, you can get started gaining the essential skills necessary to pursue your dream job. Here’s how it works:

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1. Request More Info

2 Attend Phone Interview Outline Purple

2. Attend Phone Interview

3 Complete Application Outline Purple

3. Complete Application

Admissions & Financial Aid

Admissions Process

Personalized Tours – Our admissions team is dedicated to helping you find a program that best fits your goals. Take an in-person or virtual tour to see how F.I.R.S.T. can help you.

Apply Anytime – With class starts occirung every other month, you can apply now and find a start date that works best for your schedule 

Flexible Schedules – Classes meet in the morning or evening allowing you to find one that best fits your busy schedule.

Funding Your Education

Tuition – Our tuition covers the entire program cost, including access to equipment and production facilities on campus, as well as the Creative P.A.K.

Federal Aid – We strongly encourage incoming students to explore financial aid options. Pell Grants and student loans are available to those who qualify.

Learn More About Financial Aid