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    Certified Professional Photographer

    Includes CPP Certification Exam
    77 Students Enrolled
    77 Students Enrolled
    $3,895.00

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    Hours: 645
    Duration: 12 months


    Language: English
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    To request more information, you can contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    Online courses are accessible 24/7/365 and self-paced, allowing you to progress at your own pace on your own schedule. They can be taken from anywhere in the world from the comfort of your own home. Classroom courses have a set schedule of the days and times the courses will be held, and you must attend during those specific times.

    Find out if online learning is right for you by contacting our team of registration advisers. Our team is available to answer any of your questions about taking an online course before you commit to enrolling. We will walk you through what to expect to ensure you are making the right decision. You can contact a registration adviser today via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    No, you are not required to have a diploma or higher education degree to enroll in an online course. However, some occupations may require minimum educational thresholds for employment or certification. For more information on your desired career requirements, please contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

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    Our courses are developed with multiple formats including text, audio, video, and interactivity. Our courses also include multiple resources and tools which can include flashcards, games, activities, and more.

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    We participate in several financial assistance options including third party funding, both military and non-military. To request more information on the financial assistance options available and check your eligibility, contact us via online chat, our website contact form, or toll free at 1-855-201-6910.

    Duration is the amount of time you will receive access to your course. Durations vary by course and range between 1 month and 12 months. If you complete your course before your duration ends you will continue to have access to your course until the duration period ends.

    Many of our career training programs include certification vouchers. This means that at the successful completion of your course, at no additional charge, you will receive an exam voucher for the corresponding industry certification. This voucher will allow you to register and sit for the appropriate certification exam to obtain your industry credential.

    Our online courses are open enrollment, so you can start immediately. If you are using any third-party funding to cover your course tuition, your start date may be a future date determined by your funding program.

    Once enrolled, you will be assigned a client adviser who will provide you with customer and technical support. Your client adviser will supply you with your course access information, any needed materials, and be available to answer any questions you have during your training experience. They will regularly check-in with you to monitor your progress and assist you with staying on track. You will also be assigned to a course mentor who will provide curriculum support throughout your training. Your mentor is available to answer any questions you have on your course curriculum, will monitor your progress and understanding of the curriculum, and may give assignments or quizzes.

    If you experience any trouble accessing your course including technical issues or lost login credentials, please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    We strive to provide a fully online experience for students however some of our training courses include physical materials or equipment. Courses that have materials shipped directly to students will be shipped within 7 business days of registration. Some training courses have material for different sections and these courses may require multiple shipments as you completed stages of your course.

    Our goal for students is to successfully complete their training course and achieve their career goals. We understand that extenuating circumstances can interfere with your ability to complete your course in the duration given. Because of this we have free or low-cost extensions available for our courses upon request. To discuss or request an extension please contact your client adviser at helpdesk@worldeducation.net.

    Upon successful completion of your course and fulfillment of any outstanding financial obligations, you will receive your certificate of completion. Certificates are provided to you within 30 days of completion. Your certificate will validate the training course you completed with a stamp of completion.

    Students that successfully complete our career training programs are assigned a career development adviser who will coordinate placement at a local externship or hands on opportunity. These opportunities are optional and may vary based on availability and occupation. Your career development adviser will also provide job search services such as: resume building, mock interviews, job opportunity resources, and more. Our professional enrichment courses do not come with a career adviser or career services.

    Program Description

    Certified Professional Photographers use their skills, expertise, and artistry to capture images that both tell stories and record memories for posterity. Photographers who achieve professional certification have both the credentials and skill sets to pursue their artistic dreams as portrait, aerial, scientific, news, commercial/industrial, or fine-arts photographers. Students who complete this course will master various photographic techniques and fundamentals, including the science of optics, technical skills of digital photography and photo editing, subject-dependent techniques and approaches, and various aspects of freelance professional entrepreneurship (including financial management. Students will also be provided with a full year's access to Adobe Photoshop. Those who complete the course will be awarded a voucher to take the Professional Photographers of America's (PPA) Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) certification, a valuable tool to demonstrate mastery to future and employees.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this program, students will be proficient in: • Basic principles of photography and camera anatomy • Digital photography techniques • Corrective elements and special effects for photographs • Professional tips on photographing nature • Using Adobe Photoshop Elements software to enhance and restore photographs

    Courses Included

    • Professional Photography
    • Start Your Own Photography Business
    • Create Stunning Digital Photographs
    • The Art of Photographing Nature
    • Learn Photoshop Elements 2020
    • Unforgettable Digital Photography

    Syllabus

    Module 1 - Professional Photography • Identify the basic principles of photography and camera anatomy • List the steps involved in processing photographs • Recall digital photography techniques, including composition • Recognize the basics of establishing depth of field, perspective, and lighting • Define techniques for improving your photographs, including corrective elements and special effects Module 2 - Start Your Own Photography Business • Recall the steps need to get established as a home-based photographer • Recognize the financial and legal aspects of owning your own photography business • Identify a business plan and how to track expenses • List how to manage and market a photography business Module 3 - Create Stunning Digital Photographs • Identify how composition, shutter, aperture, lighting, exposure and image file type affect a digital photograph • Recall how to troubleshoot and correct your own digital photography files • Recognize different techniques for shooting people, places, events, and animals using auto and scene modes • List techniques and fixes for common photo flaws Module 4 - Learn Photoshop Elements 2020 • Recall how to organize, import digital images, and manage media • Identify how to select, correct and alter images using basic editing tools • Choose advanced editing techniques to add artistic touches • Recognize how to get your work off the hard drive and in the hands of others Module 5 - The Art of Photographing Nature • List isolation and composition techniques • Recognize perspective and color of the subject • Recall the elements of design and different types of lighting • Identify creative options available for the photographer Module 6 - Unforgettable Digital Photography • Define basic compositional techniques for photography • Recall how to see like a photographer and how to tell stories through photos • Recognize the technical aspects of photography • Identify how to look beyond your subject by using props and backdrops

    Requirements

    Prerequisites

    There are no specific prerequisites for this course

    Materials

    • Langford's Basic Photography (Not included)
    • Digital Photography: Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks (Not included)
    • How to Start a Home-Based Photography Business (Not included)
    • Adobe Photoshop Photography Package (Not included)

    Technical Requirements

    All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements: Internet Connection • Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless) Hardware Requirements • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended Software Requirements • Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended • Cookies MUST be enabled • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)

    Certification

    The Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) Certification from PPA assures potential employers and clients of a photographer's knowledge, experience and continuance to develop new skills and techniques. It is a declaration of your professional competence! Being a CPP is like quality assurance because certification is a credential consumers and businesses understand. More importantly, it provides you with a tool for telling the world—and all those potential clients—why they should call you rather than a competitor down the street. Getting your CPP is a simple 3-step process. • Declare your candidacy • Pass the CPP exam • Successfully complete the image submission Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.

    Features

    • 100% Online, Self-Paced • Open Enrollment • Admissions and Student Support • Multimedia Rich and Interactive Content • Industry Certification Exam, when applicable • Hands-on Opportunity Upon Completion

    Career Services

    Students that successfully complete our career training are given a full years access to our modern day career services. With our career services, students are provided a multitude of career development tools to help launch their career quickly and successfully. These tools include:

    • Certification Exam Voucher and Registration Assistance (If Applicable)
    • Resume Building Assistance
    • Externship or Shadowing Placement
    • Career Coaching
    • Employer Skills Matching
    • And More!

    We are dedicated to serving our students on their unique career development journey. Whether you are transitioning to a new career, entering the workforce for the first time, or an experienced professional looking to climb the corporate ladder, our career services team can provide you with professional development tools applicable for any stage of your career.

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