Are you looking for an exciting new career in
PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY or
JOURNALISM & PHOTOJOURNALISM / VIDEOJOURNALISM?
The WESTERN ACADEMY OF PHOTOGRAPHY is for you!
OUR MANDATE: To feed the creative fire of our students in our very special West Coast setting.
We are located in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA. Vancouver Island - a pristine Canadian location of unmatched beauty and opportunity. An island offering a wealth of unique natural settings and space to explore and discover. Warm maritime winters and long sunny summers. Seasons for surfing, skiing, kayaking, sailing, hiking, beach combing - and all the photographic opportunities these activities offer.
Our Instructors are outstanding and our courses are pertinent. The Western Academy of Photography is the only Photography and Journalism School on Vancouver Island, and one of only a few in Canada, staffed by professionals who are actively working in their field. We enthusiastically teach technical skills as well as real-time business and marketing insights. Approachable, working professional with day-to-day connections in the business community, our instructors are both teachers and mentors - enthusiastically sharing technical skills and professional knowledge with our students.
Our industry is heavily hinged on technology. The lines separating professional and amateurs have been blurred. Staying current on new technologies and techniques is essential to our success.
We arm our graduates with the skills they will need to be successful professional in a never-changing, fast paced world. We have a proud history of producing talented and successful graduates spanning a quarter century.
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Our mission is to prepare students of Professional
Photography, Journalism and Photojournalism, and Advanced Visual Communications for entrance into the marketplace in their chosen field.
This is achieved by having practicing professionals, successful in their areas of expertise, instruct our students in the art, craft, and business of photography, journalism and photojournalism, and visual communication.
We provide a facility that strives to be as up-to-date as possible, programs that are comprehensive, instruction and practical time for students to concentrate on each program for maximum retention and an atmosphere that fosters cooperation and collegial concern for each student as a person as well as a customer.
At Western, quality education comes first.