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PCCI Institute of Photography

PCCI Institute of Photography is Asia's premier learning center for photographers. Whether you’re a beginner, an experienced amateur, or a pro, we have seminars and workshops designed to help you improve your photography. Learn from the pros and take your skills to the next level. Enroll now!

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What's New

Super Early Bird Discount (Until Nov. 25)

My, how time flies. 2015 is almost here.

For a limited time, we're offering you a Super Early Bird Discount.

Get 30 percent off when you enroll in one (or more) of our 2015 classes. That’s more than double our standard Early Bird Discount.

But hurry! You must enroll (i.e., register + pay) before November 25, 2014 to avail of this discount.

This offer applies only to classes slated for 2015, except those listed as special classes and events.

Please note: The Super Early Bird Discount may not be used in combination with any of our other discount options.

2015 Schedule of Classes

PCCI has released its schedule of classes for the first quarter of 2015.

Be sure to check out our new courses and workshops:

And back for the summer:

Course dates are subject to change so be sure to bookmark our calendar page.

New Course on Adobe Audition

This hands-on training course will introduce you to digital audio editing and mixing with Adobe Audition. You’ll learn the interface of Adobe Audition and how to work with audio files in your projects.

Discover the fundamentals of audio post production, import audio files, working and editing it, creating multitrack sessions, working with the multitrack mixer, and final mixdown.

Finally, you work with some sound design and Foley, together with cleaning and removing audio problems.

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Rental Studios Now Open Till Midnight

PCCI’s photography studios are now available for rent from 8am to midnight, Monday to Sunday (including most holidays).

Same low rates, same generous inclusions. And as always, PCCI alumni get discounted rates.

Click here for details.

1st Adobe Certified Instructors in Creative Cloud Apps

Two PCCI instructors recently updated their Adobe certifications, making them the country’s first and only Adobe Certified Instructors in Creative Cloud apps.

Mario Ramirez

Mario Ramirez—one of the most highly rated instructors at PCCI — is now an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and Instructor (ACI) in Photoshop CC.

Mario now leads two Photoshop courses at PCCI:

Datu Arellano

Another longtime PCCI instructor Datu Arellano is now an Adobe Certfied Expert (ACE) and Instructor (ACI) in Dreamweaver CC.

Datu (who is also an award-winning Web designer) handles several courses at PCCI, including basic and advanced courses in Dreamweaver.

Congrats, Mario and Datu!

Citbank's PayLite Tuition Fee Promo

You can now use your Citibank credit card to "PayLite" on PCCI course fees.

For details, visit the website of Citibank Philippines.

Pro Shop Now Open

In partnership with Canon Marketing Philippines, Aperture Trading, JT Photoworld, and Ynzal Marketing, the PCCI Pro Shop sells items for photographers, videographers, and designers.

We offer discounted prices for PCCI students and alumni.

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Special Events

November 24, 2014Introduction to Graphic Design

This one-day seminar is an introduction to Graphic Design and using Color in Design. The course encompasses creating designs for print, screen, and web use. Learn how to create effective designs combining images/objects and typography following basic rules for designers. Learn the basic rules of design and how to creatively break the rules.

This seminar will be led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.

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November 25, 2014Introduction to Typography

This one-day seminar is an introduction to Typography. Layouts for print, screen and web all use two primary components — objects and type. You learn fundamentals of setting type, how to combine typefaces, rules for combining typefaces, and how to use type effectively to communicate dynamic messages.

We live in in a world where visuals are constantly viewed by everyone and the palette of the audience has become much more sophisticated in recent years. Learn what makes a layout a poor layout and learn how to create empowering and dynamic designs that communicate clear messages.

This seminar is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.

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November 26, 2014Photoshop 3D, Animation & Video Editing

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (and Photoshop CS6) offer some impressive features for working with 3D images and editing video. In this course you begin by learning how to use the 3D and Properties panels as well as the 3D tools in Photoshop. Learn how to move and rotate objects on x, y, and z axises. You then learn to take 3D creations into the Photoshop timeline and animate objects.

Next, you move on to learn how to edit video in Photoshop using Smart Objects, Adjustment Layers, Layer Masks, Blend modes, and all of Photoshop’s brightness adjustments and transformations.

This seminar is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.

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December 12-14 2014Inner Vision: A Photography Workshop by Tilak Hettige

Inner Vision is a photography workshop which enables you to learn the techniques of creating art-like images that touch the heart and soul of others. You will participate in numerous exercises to improve your creativity and be able to recognize when and where to look for artistic creations. The workshop will lead you to learn techniques of good composition, and use of fundamental visual blocks.

The workshop, led by international photographer Tilak Hettige, will be held at PCCI Photo Studios.

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Apr 8-11, 2015Photography for the Young at Art: A photography workshop for kids

Don’t let summer vacation go to waste. Let your kids pick up a new skill they can use in their schoolwork and that can sharpen their creativity.

Our basic photography workshop for kids shows them how to make the most of a simple point-and-shoot camera, using exercises and examples that makes learning fun and fruitful. Ideal for ages 9 to 15.

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Apr 27-30, 2015Photoshop for Kids

Help your children learn the most popular and useful tool for graphic design, Adobe Photoshop.

In no time, your kids will be editing images, combining different photos into one, adding artistic effects to their creations, and much more.

The class will be taught by Adobe Certified Instructor, Mario Ramirez.

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