While there is no shortage of photography colleges catering to the ever-growing popularity of photography, there is not another top photography school 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 their education.
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 many 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. Furthermore, the curriculum and faculty at the photography school is also focused on preparing students to apply what they have learned in class and their coursework to realizing their career goals. Simply put, for those students looking for the best photography school around, they need look no further than the New York Film Academy.
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 I
Ways of Seeing II
Vision & Style II
Applied Photography I
Moving Image I
Applied Photography II
Personal Vision I
Ways of Seeing III
Moving Image II
Applied Photography III
Ways of Seeing IV
Current Perspectives in Photography
Personal Vision II
Applied Photography IV
Unlike other top photography schools, 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 photography 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, helping to make the Academy one of the best photography schools around. 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 photography expedition is planned and supervised by NYFA faculty and staff. Please note, participants pay for the costs of their transportation, accommodation, and food. The trip is scheduled during a school vacation or semester break. It is offered as an optional experience, students are not required to participate.