Photography Technology Requirements

The minimum system requirements for this program:

  • Base model 13" MacBook Pro 1.4GHz or 16" MacBook Pro 2.6GHz
  • 16 GB or 32 GB RAM upgrade recommended at time of purchase
  • 512 GB or 1 TB SSD storage upgrade recommended at time of purchase
  • Additional Applecare Coverage


  • Microsoft Office for Mac
  • Adobe Creative Cloud including Lightroom, Photoshop, Bridge, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Acrobat Pro

External Accessories

  • 1 TB or larger external hard drive for file storage
  • Thunderbolt 3/USB-C to standard USB adapter
  • 20 Megapixel of higher DSLR camera (full sensors are encouraged but not required)
  • External card reader for DSLR memory card

Recommended for Protection and Security

  • Laptop Bag or Cover for your MacBook Pro
  • Portable Laptop Lock

Software Ordering