Photography Lab

Our innovative lab offers hands-on learning where students will explore fundamental skills in photography.

In Photography class, students learn the fundamentals of photography and digital imaging.  This course is part of the Communication Technologies strand of the Media, Design and Communication Arts cluster of the CTS curriculum.

The photography classes are divided into three levels.

At level 1 students will learn Visual Composition, Media, Graphic Tools, Photography Introduction, Exposure and Digital Processing.

At level 2 students will learn Media Impact, Raster Graphic 1, Composition, Communication, Darkroom Techniques and Lenses.

At level 3 students will learn Raster Graphic 2, Photojournalism, Color, B/W Techniques, Outdoor, Digital Processing 2 and COM Project E.

Students enrolled in photography courses will have access to SLR digital cameras, tripods and a variety of lenses.  Students must be prepared to spend time planning, collecting and preparing subjects for images.

Students will practice their skills by completing a variety of photographic assignments at home and school.


Get in Touch

Father Mercredi High School
455 Silin Forest Rd
Fort McMurray, AB,
T9H 4V6
Phone: (780) 799-5725
Fax:  (780) 799-5740

To report attendance
General Inquiries

Ms. Lisa Miller

Vice Principals
Mrs. Kirsten McConnell

Mr. Jeff Power

Mrs. Daron Van Lingen

Learning Coaches

Bob Van Thiel

Eithne Pierre



Mrs. Jamie Beaton (extension 5416)

Mrs. Trudy Finnson (extension 5512)

Classroom Support Teachers

Christa DeMerchant (extension 5413)

Jennifer O’Brien (extension 5415)

Science & Technology Centre

Mr. Tim Kilburn-Project Consultant

FNMI Aboriginal Liaisons

TrudieAnn Plamondon (extension 5477) Grade 10-12

Kayla Aikins (extension 5516) Grade 7-9