While there is no shortage of photography colleges catering to the ever-growing popularity of photography, there is not another photography institute out there quite like the New York Film Academy’s photography school. Students not only learn the essential technical and aesthetic demands of photography, but are pushed to learn the crucial business practices that will help them to realize their professional goals upon completing a photography program or workshop.
As one of the best photography schools in the world, the New York Film Academy offers students the remarkable opportunity to study under award-winning, professional photographers who remain active in myriad genres of photography, from fine art to fashion, commercial work to photojournalism. The Academy’s instructors are not simply interested in producing competent photographers, but artists who each possess a singular voice that will make their work immediately recognizable.
Students interested in enrolling in a photography course can expect to take the following photography courses depending on the program or workshop they take. To see the full list of photography courses for your program or workshop, please click here.
Vision & Style I
Ways of Seeing
Ways of Seeing II
Vision & Style II
Applied Photography I
Moving Image I
Applied Photography I
Ways of Seeing III
Moving Image II
Applied Photography II
Ways of Seeing IV
Current Perspectives in Photography
Personal Vision II
Applied Photography III
Students interested in taking a photography class at the Academy are able to enroll at different dates throughout the year. A list of start dates can be viewed here.
Offered at the Academy’s Los Angeles campus, students interested in making a full-time commitment to photography can choose from one of the following programs offering photography degrees.
For students who wish to make a more concentrated time commitment to our Photography School, attending a photography workshop at the Academy is perfect for students looking for a comprehensive introduction to the craft of photography.
Students at the Academy’s film school study under our prestigious faculty of instructors who are professional photographers who work across the spectrum of photographic genres. Each faculty member guides students though the demanding curriculum to help them achieve their educational goals and students receive hands-on training in a wide range of photographic disciplines. Faculty members at the New York Film Academy’s photography school include:
Bobbi Fabian: An accomplished commercial photographer who has shot campaigns around the world over the past fifteen years, Fabian is the Chair of the photography school at the Academy’s LA campus. In addition to her own personal projects, Fabian has worked for such clients as Timex, Motor Trend Classic, United Airlines, Elle Magazine, Australian Gourmet Traveler, Penguin Books, Lexus, and Audi.
David Mager: Born and based in New York, Mager has over twenty years of experience working as a commercial photographer with a focus on publishing. Past clients include DK, Disney, Scholastic, Der Spiegel, McGraw-Hill, Penguin, Parents Magazine, and Time Out NY. In addition, Mager is an Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop Lightroom.
Inbal Abergil: Hailing from Jerusalem, Abergil is a visual artist based in New York who uses photography to probe the artistic and social norms of Israeli culture and the world at large. She has shown her work in galleries and museums in New York City, South Korea, Philadelphia, Amsterdam, and many other cities. She has received a number of awards that include the Rabenovich Prize and the Artis Exhibition Grant.
Whether enrolling in a short-term workshop or photography program, graduates from the Academy’s Photography School have gone on to have their images published in nationally syndicated magazines like Elle and win awards for their work. Click here to see what else our alumni has accomplished.
The Academy’s superior photography training prepares students to achieve professional success in addition to teaching them the essentials of photography. The Academy prepares students for a variety of different career and job opportunities that include such positions, companies, and organizations as the following:
Fine Art Photography
If you wish to learn more about the Photography School at the New York Film Academy, you can call us at +1 (212) 674-4430 or click the below links to receive more information and apply online.
* The one-week trip will occur during the final semester of your first year of study in the associated documentary or photography program. Transportation and accommodation will be provided by the New York Film Academy at no additional cost to the student (meals and other expenses are not included). This trip is optional. Students are not required to participate.