Begin your Photography Career at PrattMWP – the Upstate Campus of Pratt Institute, One of New York’s Leading Photography Schools!

If your goal is to earn a photography degree from a top New York photography school, PrattMWP is an outstanding option.

You’ll spend your first two years at Pratt’s intimate upstate campus, working closely with full-time faculty in our photography classes and studios to develop foundational skills. This rare access to our top educators gives our students a competitive edge over those who attend other photography schools.

After all, what is photography without strong foundations and knowledge? PrattMWP's Photography program emphasizes an awareness of fine arts traditions as well as the professional disciplines of the contemporary media artist. Students work in documentary, experimental, and in narrative. The department promotes critical thinking and independence across the spectrum of media making.

Then, for their junior year, our students are guaranteed transfer to Pratt’s Brooklyn campus where they’ll complete their world-renowned Pratt photography training and enter the busy art world of New York City. Alumni move on to exciting careers in photography based a wide array of interests such as:

  • Commercial Photography
  • Studio Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Product Photography
  • Food Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Glamour Photography
  • Landscape Photography

PrattMWP students have continued on to photography jobs across the country in all types of photography. 

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