Photographers capture the true essence of their subjects and show the world from many different perspectives. A Winnipeg gem, PrairieView School of Photography, is a place for aspiring photographers, who want to explore new techniques, learn the ins and outs of their cameras, or study in their accredited full-time diploma program.

Owner, Craig Koshyk, created PV with a vision in mind of educating and developing students to achieve higher expert levels of photography with their own personal flare! Craig, a veteran photographer in his own right, explains there are endless options of different photography styles needed around the world, such as: landscape, videography, travel, maternity, wedding, portrait, boudoir, film, fashion, etc. “There is something for everyone here at PV,” said Craig. PV has been in business for the past 16 years, located in the historical Exchange District. They see over 500 new students come through their doors each year.

PV is an accredited school through the Manitoba government. They place a strong emphasis on a high quality photography education. PV pride’s themselves on training some of Manitoba’s most successful photographers, and other international successes like Samanta Katz, Winnipeg local photography star and world-renowned Aaron Elkaim who’s shot for Time Magazine, New York Times and The New Yorker.

PrairieView is currently accepting applications for its 2018 Diploma in Professional Photography program, which is one of the most comprehensive photography programs in western Canada! PrairieView's experienced instructors will really encourage you to push the boundaries of photography, to reach your full potential, and discover aspects of the business (and your camera) that you never thought possible. Most importantly this program will give you the confidence you need to flourish in the industry, no matter where your career takes you!

Whatever your photography goals are, big or small, after studying at PrairieView you will be well on your way to capture your dreams and launch a career in photography!

For more information or to register for the diploma program or other classes, visit our site here or email

200 - 464 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Phone: 204-956-4708

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