to the Virginia Intermont College Photography & Digital Imaging Program. Located in Southwest Virginia, Intermont offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Photography & Digital Imaging. With a 10:1 student to faculty ratio our program focuses on encouraging our students’ creative expression and technical excellence within the photographic medium. Through the integration of traditional process and digital technologies, our students gain a broad, comprehensive knowledge of this ever evolving medium.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Will I get adequate access to labs and equipment? Do I need my own camera, if so what kind of camera do I need? Do I need to have a photography background — will everyone know more about photography than I do? Where can I get photo materials & supplies? Can I transfer photography credits from a community college? What makes Virginia Intermont’s photography program different from a state college or university? . . . → Read More: Frequently Asked Questions

Recommended Equipment


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Student Organizations

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The Focus Group is a student run photography organization dedicated to encouraging and sharing creative works outside of the classroom environment.

“The Focus Group is an arts-based student-run organization at Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, VA. We feel more is to be gained from our college experience when sharing artistic dialogue and thoughts outside the classroom. This . . . → Read More: Student Organizations