Careers in Photography and Imaging

An intimate and intense atmosphere of study encourages individualized practice in student work, whether the goal is to become a commercial photographer, an artist, or both.

Photography has become the visual engine of Digital Age storytelling. And ArtCenter’s alumni network of pioneering and accomplished photographers is a testament to the ways in which our graduates are poised to make an impact as leaders and disruptors in this dynamic field. ArtCenter’s strong relationship with industry, long tradition of integrating photography with other art and design disciplines, and deep experience designing new technologies and applying creative solutions to social innovation problems have opened professional doors for countless graduates. 

Photography and Imaging / Careers

  • Advertising Photographer
  • Fashion Photographer
  • Fine Art Photographer
  • Editorial Photographer
  • Sports Photographer
  • Event Photographer
  • Portrait Photographer
  • Product Photographer
  • Architectural Photographer
  • Automotive Photographer
  • Digital Imaging Specialist
  • Representative/Agent for Photographers
  • Photo Archivist
  • Photo Lab Technician

Career and Professional Development

ArtCenter is dedicated to providing internship, recruitment and networking programs that help students and alumni navigate their creative careers and establish connections with our industry partners.

ArtCenter Alumni Employers
Source: LinkedIn “Where they work” (May 2021)

Technique by itself is useless. At ArtCenter, they push a conceptual component with their technical classes and a technical component with their conceptual classes.

Lou LeskoAward-winning photographer and founder of Blinkbid

Take the next step toward a career in photography and imaging.