What You Will Learn

Whether graduates aspire to start their own photography business as a commercial photographer, transfer to a senior college or work as an artist, the Photography Technology Program at County College of Morris (CCM) provides graduates with skills that fit their personal ambition and career goals.

Following a foundation year of digital and darkroom photography, the second year includes specialized courses in lighting, video, virtual reality, post production techniques, color management, and portfolio building. Hands-on experience is prioritized to develop both the creative ability and the technical skills essential to photography careers.

Why Study Photography Technology at CCM?

The internationally recognized faculty at CCM has a finger on the pulse of  contemporary photography and image-making trends. Whether you are interested in commercial or art image-making, we are committed to meeting you where you aspire to be. Photography students have access to outstanding facilities: Mac-based digital imaging labs for still and moving images, Virtual Reality lab, traditional wet-lab darkroom, and lighting studio. Students have access to a wide range of equipment: from professional 360 video cameras to traditional large-format film cameras and lighting equipment.

Career Opportunities

  • Portrait Photographer
  • Event Photographer
  • Real Estate Photographer
  • Art Photographer
  • Cinematographer
  • Studio manager
  • Re-toucher
  • Photojournalist

Where You Can Go

The CCM Photography Technology AAS degree is a solid foundation program equal in content and quality to major art programs throughout the country, setting up the potential for smooth transfer opportunities.

We are proud that our students have transferred to some of the most prestigious senior colleges in the state and around the country:

  • The School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY
  • Parsons The School for Design, New York City, NY
  • Rutgers University, NJ
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • Art Institute of Chicago, IL
  • The Corcoran College of Art and Design, DC
  • The Museum School of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • Rochester Institute of Technology, NY
  • Montclair State University, NJ
  • Ramapo College, NJ
  • William Patterson University, NJ
  • Jersey City University, NJ


In addition to transferring to four-year colleges, our alumni go directly into the workforce. They either start their own photography business in real-estate, portrait or event photography, or work for other photographers and companies

Contact Info

Art and Design Department
Emeriti Hall, Room 102

Hrvoje Slovenc
Associate Professor

Nicole Schwartz
Assistant Professor