Africa Digital Media Institute – Certificate in Photography

By | January 26, 2021

ADMI’s Foundation Certificate in Photography prepares you for the creative, conceptual and technical demands of a career as a photographer or multimedia practitioner. Using our state-of-the-art cameras, you will learn to light, shoot, edit and print photos. The course also exposes you to various genres of photography and teaches you to tell stories using photography.


CREDITS: Average of 5 units per term with 24 contact hours each

Students who score a D- and do not meet the minimum (C-) for joining a diploma program on their KCSE are required to complete the foundation Certificate in Photography before progressing to a diploma programme.

Mode of study:    Full-time day – 1 Semester

Intakes:               January, May, September

Campus:              Caxton House, CBD Nairobi

Fees:                    Ksh 93,100 (EA) & Ksh 110,675 (International) per term

How to Apply

Application Process

Necessary Documents
  1. Photocopy of your ID or Passport
  2. Application bank slip
Application Forms

Download or fill the application form online here

Application Fees

A non refundable application fee of KES 2,000 will be paid. This payment can be made via MPESA or Bank.



KCSE D or above OR A-levels with 2 principal passes.

Computer Knowledge

Basic computer proficiency is required. Attach certificates to your application.


Each course has its own specific requirements. Please enquire from the administration what requirements apply to the course of your choice.

Course In Depth

  1. Introduction to Photography
  2. Visual Literacy – Storytelling
  3. Composing and Design
  1. Adobe Photoshop
  2. Studio Light / Lightroom
Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Photography course, you will be able to:

  • Operate industry-standard cameras in order to capture still and motion-based images
  • Apply effective lighting techniques in natural, artificial and mixed lighting
  • Use Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop to edit and enhance images
  • Apply appropriate techniques for different genres of photography, including portraiture, documentary, and commercial
Earn Credentials Recognized By Employers Worldwide

As an ADMI student, you will gain a competitive edge over your peers by earning an Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification in:

  • Visual Communications using Adobe Photoshop®

ADMI instructors will prepare you to successfully pass these exams through a project-based curriculum that leverages Adobe Education learning resources, practice tests, and real-world applications.

To learn more about the certification exam visit: