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Creative Photomedia Department

The first institution in Malaysia to offer a bachelorโ€™s degree program in photography, the department enjoys a national reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied projects, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.

College of Creative
Arts

College of Creative Arts (CCA) is one of the college, designed by combining the 3 main creative faculties: Faculty of Art and Design, Faculty of Film, Theatre and Animation and Faculty of Music. This harmonious combination of three faculties is viewed as a chance for our students to improve their ability to recognise their strengths and prepare for the nation's fourth industrial revolution (IR 4.0).

Industry-Standard Facilities

Access to the latest equipment, technology, and tools including digital cameras, lenses, lighting equipment, and editing software. Professional-style studio to practice shooting in different lighting conditions and setups, as well as access to printing and darkroom facilities to create physical prints of artwork. Library and resource centre that provides access to photography-related books, magazines, and other materials. We provide comprehensive and practical facilities in photography education, preparing you for a successful career in the field.

Research Skill + -

Explore the various aspects of photography beyond technical skills and artistic principles. This may include the sociological, historical, and cultural contexts of photography, as well as its impact on society and its role as a means of communication. Learn research methods and techniques for analysing and interpreting photographs and the photography industry.

This may include the study of photographers, genres, styles, and movements, as well as the examination of the business of photography, including the production and distribution of images. Ultimately, photography research provides a deeper understanding of photography as a medium and its place in the world.

Theory & Understanding + -

Comprehensive understanding of the concepts, techniques, and principles that shape the art of photography. Learning how to use elements such as composition, lighting, exposure, colour theory, and camera technique to create visually appealing and impactful photographs.

Understanding of the history and evolution of photography, including different styles and movements. This study will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively communicate through photographs and create images that tell a story and evoke emotions.

Practical Skill + -

Focus on the hands-on, practical skills necessary to produce successful photographs. This may include learning about camera equipment and accessories, lighting, exposure control, and image processing. Learn about the technical aspects of photography, such as the science of light and colour, as well as how to properly use and maintain equipment.

Additional digital imaging and post-production techniques, including image editing, colour correction, and file management. Through hands-on exercises and projects, develop technical photography skills and gain a deeper understanding of the underlying principles that shape the final image.

Management Skill + -

Learn about the business and operational aspects of photography, including the management of photography projects, finances, and personnel. Identifying different roles within a photography business, such as photographers, producers, and editors, and how to manage teams and delegate tasks. Topics such as pricing and cost analysis, marketing and branding, contracts and negotiations, and copyright law.

Create a successful photography business plan and navigate the industry to build a successful career as a professional photographer or photography manager. Develop additional essential skills in project management, financial planning, and communication, which will be valuable in any professional setting.

Industrial Placement + -

Gain hands-on, real-world experience in the field of photography. Work with professional photographers, photography studios, or other related organisations to gain practical skills and knowledge in the chosen area of photography. This could include assisting photographers on shoots, managing studio operations, or working on post-production tasks.

In addition to developing technical skills, there is also exposure to the professional environment to develop important soft skills, such as communication, time management, and teamwork. The industrial placement will provide valuable industry connections and insights, as well as the opportunity to apply the theory and skills learned in the classroom to real-world situations. This type of experience is essential in seeking to build a successful career in photography.

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"The course has been challenging and it has been a joy to work through each module. It was exciting to wait for each of my assignments to be graded. I have been thrilled with the professionalism and the ease of taking this program."

- Hamzi Hilmi -

"After taking this photography course with the Creative Photomedia Department, I am now a professional Photographer. One who knows and understands the craft and gets paid for it."

- Farah Zulaikha -

โ€œPhotography has always been my passion, and studying at the Creative Photomedia Department of UiTM prepared me to be a photographer with the right knowledge and understanding of the industry.โ€

- Ahmad Zikri -

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