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PHOTOGRAPHY & IMAGING

 

3rd Term Review (PHO-200)

Required for all 3rd term Photography students. Portfolio review & successful review by Dept Chair.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 0

5th Term Review (PHO-300)

This review addresses academic, aesthetic, and technical issues in each student146s work. Some kind portfolio (need not be finished) or presentation is required to show the work, but additional work outside that form is also acceptable and encouraged. Students begin their review by making a presentation of their work, direction of study and a short explanation of the outcomes from the classes that the work was done in. In showing the work, the student should clarify a range of skills they are comfortable employing, skills that they want to improve and a plan for how they will continue through graduation.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-200
Course Credit: 0

7th Term Review (PHO-400)

Required class for all 7th term Photography students. Portfolio review & successful review by the Dept Chair.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-200 3rd Term Review and PHO-300 5th Term Review
Course Credit: 0

Adv Architectural Photography (PHO-337)

This class will give each student an opportunity to refine how they photograph architecture with a particular emphasis on residential interiors. There will be guest lectures and crits by leading architectural photographers and several class shoots off campus.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-251 Architecture
Course Credit: 3

Adv Photographic Processes 1 (PHO-221)



Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Adv Photographic Processes 2 (PHO-222)



Prerequisite: Take PHO-211 Adv Photo Processing 1
Course Credit: 3

Advertising Concepts (PHO-301)

1. Develop an understanding of how one goes from brief to final execution of concepts, mirroring the process one would find in an advertising agency. 2. Develop concepts, thu the use of comps, and or story boards as necessary. The purpose of which is to take students through the process of developing an idea through to final execution. 3. Collaborate with advertising students to produce finished photographed concepts.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Alternative Portraiture (PHO-307)

This class is designed for continuing exploration of the world of portrait photography where the use of other than traditional methods and techniques are emphasized. The photographer as a cutting edge, visionary artist is the asis for this class that encourages a personal style and point of view toward representation of the subject. From historical to contemporary artists with 147personal vision148 are studied and how their methodology influences, motivates, and inspires current trends in the world of portraiture.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Alternative Processes (PHO-315)

This course will explore alternative processes to the black and white photographic print including platinum prints, liquid light, pinhole cameras. Students are encouraged to explore the creative uses of a variety of processing and printing to expand their photographic vocabulary and personal body of work.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-222 Photographic Processing 2
Course Credit: 3

Architecture (PHO-251)

This class guides a student into seeing how both natural and artificial light give dimension, texture, and mood to a structure or interior space. The ultimate goal is to create a photograph which translates the experience of being in a space to the 2 dimensional world of photography.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-217 Portrait Lighting Take PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Basic Video for Photographers (PHO-212)

The interest in and use of video among photographers is growing and at the moment, there a are a number of photographers who know nothing about this medium. This course will focus on basic video techniques for still photographers including filming motion, editing, and sound. The class sill also address core elements of the film/video form including narrative, direction, storybaording/breakdown as well as introducing crossover lighting techniques.

Prerequisite: PHO-211
Course Credit: 3

Color (PHO-257)

Course Summary: Theories of color and light are fully examined as a pathway to achieve a sound understanding of color photography. This course will place emphasis on the properties of color negative film and its inherit characteristics, with the stated goal of gaining a working understanding of the relationships between exposure, development and printing. Further discussions will center on the aesthetics of color itself, and its role as a vehicle of effective visual communication.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-211 Imaging 2 and PHO-222 Adv Photographic Processing 2
Course Credit: 3

Composition (PHO-204)

In this class students will examine the fundamental elements of pictorial construction and learn to apply these through a series of assigned projects. These projects will be based on one or more of the compositional problems examined in class and will give students an opportunity to exercise and apply these compositional concepts. The assignments will begin with simple principles and, as students learn to juggle more complicated material, increase in complexity. In addition to the photographically based assignments students will be required to keep a sketchbook for ideation sketches and drawing. Through drawing students will explore strategies for compositional analysis as well as figural investigations from the live model. The subject matter in the first half of the trimester will be still life followed by figural work in the second half.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-102 Concept and PHO-221 Adv Photo Process 1
Course Credit: 3

Concept (PHO-102)

Students will learn to define the problem at hand and to understand the difference between an idea and a developed concept. The class will explore the nature of the creative process and the value of a focused work ethic. Students will discover ways to think visually and to understand that the quality and quantity of decisions made while working define one146s creative style. Students will begin to construct images that show evidence of their understanding of the value of light, pose, gesture, composition, and environment and how to fashion these elements for creative effect and to take responsibility for every aspect of their image.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Core Lighting (PHO-160)

In this class, students will learn the basic skills needed to control and manipulate light, and gain an understanding of how various lighting situations translate onto film. Students are introduced to basic tungsten lighting and grip equipments used on the stage.

Prerequisite: PHO-102 PHO-221
Course Credit: 3

Creatv Disruptn:Beyond Clssrm (PHO-490)

Annenberg Fellowships in Photography Image Strategy Partners representing some of Los Angeles' most risk-taking, entrepreneurial, and creative organizations and businesses will develop challenging projects that require the expertise of students proficient in photography and image strategy. A planning grant from the Annenberg Foundation supports fellowship stipends of $500 per student per term. Selected fellows will participate in work site placements that include the following sectors: non-profit for-profit, and government. Concurrent with these placements, the fellows will meet as a cohort weekly to support their understanding of partnership, work cultures, and design and visual strategy methodologies. Students may be working individually or in teams of 2. Students who have completed 5 terms and are in good standing within the Department may apply to participate in this class.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Design 2: Color Theory (PHO-312)

In this class students will learn the basic vocabulary and architecture of paginated materials: books, magazines, catalogs, web, etc. Class will focus on an understanding of the principles of scale, size, proportion, position, direction, point of view, cropping and sequencing within this context. Students will learn the roles of designer, art director, photographer, picture editor, editor, and writer in the publication process and to understand how to plan and organize multi-image projects to achieve narrative strategies.

Prerequisite: Take FND-103 Design 1 Take PHO-204 Composition Take PHO-211 Imaging 2 Take PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Dialog and Presentation (PHO-304)



Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Digital Compositing (PHO-317)

Students in this class will use their own photographic images to practice advanced techniques for photo-realistic and photo-surrealistic image compositing. Course covers developing strategies for compositing complex combinations using Photoshop, layers, masks, blending modes and other techniques while focusing on concept and creativity.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-310 Photoshop 3 or PHO-319 Imaging 3
Course Credit: 3

Digital Imaging and Retouching (PHO-353)



Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Digital Output (PHO-334)

One of the biggest challenges facing photographers is producing quality digital prints from their images. The goal of this class is to make the digital printing process as clear as possible to achieve the prints we envision. By building on existing knowledge and continuing the conversation of the role of color space, color intent and profiles this class focuses on overcoming the challenges of the digital output. Weekly lectures, classroom exercises and projects will be assigned throughout the semester. The importance of soft proofing, wide format inkjet printing, black and white capture to print, RGB color printing, 16 bit printing software, will be some of the subject matter to be studied in this class.

Prerequisite: PHO-310 Photoshop 3
Course Credit: 3

Digital Retouching & Output (PHO-314)

This class facilitates the transition from traditional darkroom printing to digital printing. The course translates traditional photographic vocabulary and techniques to the digital realm. Additionally the class communicates the essentials of digital print making in terms familiar in the conventional darkroom. Digital printing will be approached using traditional darkroom methodology as a foundation. Density, contrast, tonal range and color will be addressed and mastered. Image manipulation such as burning, dodging and spotting will be performed in a digital manner as well. Simply put the goal remains the same, to produce custom quality photographic prints.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-310 Photoshop 3
Course Credit: 3

Documentary Photography (PHO-308)

The Documentary Photo Essay will consist of weekly assignments that will be critiqued at the beginning of the following week's class. Initial assignments including environmental portraits, working with minimum and maximum depths of field, and creating establishing shots will develop the tools to produce a classic photo essay (e.g. the Life Magazine photo essays of the 1940s and '50s.) Examples of photo essays by renowned photographers such as W. Gene Smith (e.g. Minamata series) and Sebastiao Salgado (e.g. Migrations) will be examined. Students will discuss and refine their project ideas in class.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Editorial Photography (PHO-316)

This class will help students understand what it's really like to work for publications today. Students will be asked to fulfill realistic and challenging assignments from simple portraits, both studio and environmental, to elaborate conceptual stories. We will look at historical and contemporary work and engage in discussions that inspire as well as offer important practical skills. Students will be encouraged to develop a professional approach that includes knowing your potential client, building relationships with photo editors and art directors, shaping ideas and concepts with art reference, and devising a clear plan of production prior to a session. Artistic vision and style will be emphasized simultaneously with the importance of completing a job successfully and professionally.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-251 Architecture
Course Credit: 3

Experimental Projects (PHO-354)

This class is designed to explore photography beyond technique and into the realm of personal expression and creativity.

Prerequisite: PHO-160 Core Lighting PHO-221 Adv Photographic Processes 1
Course Credit: 3

Fashion Photography 1 (PHO-306)

This course is designed to acquaint students with the working world they are entering into, the world this instructor works in every day. Students will learn to work with models, to realize who they are in photography, and to develop a personal style. The instructor's personal career is busier than it has ever been. This involvement with the business now is what he can pass on to the students - the workplace today and how to prepare themselves for it as it is more competitive than it has ever been (with the addition of digital media), but if you have a vision and a personal style, you can attract the attention you need.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-251 Architecture
Course Credit: 3

Final Crit (PHO-461)

This class is designed to work with graduating students to develop their exit plan, bridging the gap between their academic studies and their professional practice. Students will address issues including prospective clients, self-promotion and finalizing their portfolio.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-457 Working Photographer Take PHO-400 7th Term Review
Course Credit: 3

Fine Art Photography (PHO-154)

This course is designed to expand the photo student's awareness of contemporary art activity through a selective examination of modern and post modern values. Projects explore photography as a conceptual, social and aesthetic tool.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-102 Concept
Course Credit: 3

Fine Art of Digital Printing (PHO-335)

This class will allow students to develop an aesthetic for quality printing from digital files. Students will learn a variety of techniques and tools that will help refine both your digital files and finished prints. Students will explore different substrates and printing systems. After taking this class students will be able to realize their photographic vision on paper. This class will require students to print extensively both off campus and on campus.

Prerequisite: PHO-319 Imaging 3
Course Credit: 3

Food Photography (PHO-359)

Students in this class will address the specialized work of photographing foods for a variety of outlets. The class will include lighting and styling for food as well as researching the cultural and lifestyle issues surrounding foods.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-204 Composition Take PHO-217 Portrait Lighting
Course Credit: 3

From Still to Motion (PHO-318)

This is a course designed to integrate where still meets motion. Students will be encouraged to look deeper and push their still photographic storytelling into short motion projects. How movement and sound is used to support the still image will be explored thru a series of class projects. Final projects will include a 5 minute motion piece supported by (or integrated with) a series of 5-10 photographs. How the internet is effecting work and where it is seen will be closely examined. The personal story will be encouraged. By looking closely at one's personal history through still and motion work, students will be encouraged to experiment with non-traditional storytelling and the idea of a spatial cinematic experience. Emphasis will be on the importance of detail and how small, concise stories can have big effects. How to approach, interview, find trust and comfort with subjects will also be discussed thru multiple films and internet examples and class exercises.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Imaging 1 (PHO-161)

This course provides part 1 of 2 courses provided to teach students the basic functions, operations, and applications of Adobe Photoshop CS2. In this course, students will learn image manipulation, preparation, and processing for utilization in print and electronic output; Photoshop workspace, palate, and preferences; scanning and printing images; saving files in varied formats; use of removable media; color correction and monitor calibration; image size manipulation and basic filters.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Imaging 2 (PHO-211)

This class allows students to move past the beginning stages of Photoshop and to start to become a power users. Students will learn to work more efficiently and speak the language of Photoshop. After this class, photographic creativity should not suffer due to insufficient technical knowledge. Compositing and retouching should be seamless. Learn the digital darkroom and beyond.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-161 Imaging 1 or PHO-PH1
Course Credit: 3

Imaging 3 (PHO-319)

The purpose of this class is to provide you with a method for successful digital capture (studio and location), project asset organization, file management and client presentation. Digital capture is the foundation for your digital workflow, in preparation for developing subsequent workflow segments for image enhancement, file delivery and output, and project acrhiving.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-211 Imaging 2
Course Credit: 3

Landscape Photography (PHO-342)

This studio class will be an exploration of the landscape in personal practice. Strong emphasis will be placed on the history of landscape with a focus on contemporary artists working with landscape. This class will allow the student the opportunity to develop their own use of the landscape as a subject. The role of landscape in film will play a critical role i.e. Easy Rider, Gerry by Gus Van Sant, Northfork. This will not be a calendar coffee table book class.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-255 Color Theory Applied and PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Lighting for Non-Photo Majors (PHO-108)

This is a photographic lighting course for non-photo majors. The class will cover various methods of lighting for photography to give students the ability to photograph their own work more effectively. Techniques for shooting products as well as copy work and photographing 2-dimensional pieces will be addressed. This course is open to degree students in all majors with the exception of photography.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Location Photography (PHO-258)

Location Lighting is an introduction to the particular skills that photographers use when working on assignment outside the studio. Editorial projects such environmental portraiture, architecture and journalism need to be shot on location?\ and specific equipment and strategies are required for successful result. Classroom meetings will present theory and application while location demos and assignments will provide hands on experience. Students are required to have already taken the introductory lighting classes.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-319 Imaging 3 Take PHO-217 Portrait Lighting Take PHO-251 Architecture
Course Credit: 3

Marketing & Self Promotion (PHO-346)



Prerequisite: PRP-260 Professional Presentation PHO-300 5th Term Review
Course Credit: 3

Marketing Existing Photography (PHO-347)

Every photographer graduating from College will probably have many more self-assigned projects than paid assignments. They must be able to create portfolio images, work on test shoots, build strategies and marketing campaigns and represent themselves through mailing pieces. They also must be aware of the importance of continuing to make personal work that might be considered fine art or documentary. These shoots can all have valuable resale potential. We will look at ways in which different viewers/potential clients view these images, how they extract meaning and stories from work, and help students gain control of the messaging in their own images. This course is not a training in how to become just a stock photographer, but to create the awareness and necessary skills to execute the sale of existing images. This course can help develop a students work into a significant factor for the emerging professionals revenue stream.

Prerequisite: PHO-217 Portrait Lighting PHO-257 Color;
Course Credit: 3

Master Lighting (PHO-341)

A concept based, master portrait lighting class. Course will include studio visits with local photographers, in-depth critique, and will be geared towards students who are intent on building their personal body of work.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-251 Architecture and PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Memory, Media and the City (PHO-340)

Based in some of the literary investigations of Los Angeles by Norman H. Klein, Mike Davis, John Fante, Raymond Carver and Raymond Chandler, this class will explore the discrete themes that make up a city. Student will investigate architecture, urban circumstance, history, neighborhoods and even individuals of note. The instructors believe that most of photography's best work is made before one picks up the camera, so this course will be about constructing plans for students to make more meaningful images about the complexity of our city and surrounding regions. There will be readings discussions, photographs made in the context of individual and group projects, the development of captions, critique and a final collaborative online outcome.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-251 Architecture
Course Credit: 3

Moving Pictures (PHO-357)



Prerequisite: Take PHO-160 Core Lighting Take PHO-107 View Camera Take PHO-152 B/W Lab 1
Course Credit: 3

Narrative &the Single Images (PHO-278)

This class will consider the nature of implied narrative and how it specifically applies to the photographic image. The focus of discussions, assignments and critiques will deal with how photographic form and content can be extended into areas of imagistic storytelling promoting levels of communication by both visual and empathetic means.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-204 Composition and PHO-207 Portrait: Method & Theory
Course Credit: 3

New Narratives in Media (PHO-343)

In the investigation of Images as vessels for ideas, this class is a vehicle for students to build more effective contextual framework concerning pictures, video, project centered work and the conceptual development of these projects. If we consider literature, history, culture, art and design, the personal idea, the public consciousness and current media as critical links to a constructed framework for making images, then the more that students understand about the specificity of their ideas, research and practice will more successfully inform their practice

Prerequisite: Take PHO-217 Portrait Lighting Take PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Non-Profit Photography (PHO-403)



Prerequisite: Take PHO-207 Portrait Methods or PHO-217 Portrait Lighting Take PHO-255 Color Theory Applied or PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Page, Wall & Screen Seen (PHO-348)

This course is for upper term photography majors who have developed a mature body of work. We will spend the semester critiquing, editing and writing about your images. Our shared goal is to develop a group exhibition that will traverse various presentation strategies. We will explore online presences and mobile devices, as well as a wall-based show accompanied by a print catalog. In order to enroll, you must already have an existing body of work that you are prepared to edit and finalize for presentation. Previous exhibition experience is not necessary but a coherent body of work and strong teamwork skills are a must.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-154 Fine Art Photo and CUL-216 Hist Photo I or CUL-218 Hist Photo II
Course Credit: 3

Passed Imaging 1 Test (PHO-PH1)



Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 0

Photo Illustration (PHO-321)

Students will build on the educational experiences that were created in the Still Life class. Refinement of visual ideas and narrative will be practiced. Special attention to image content through the use of various photographic and digital techniques will be explored. Research, development, planning and practice will be encouraged for all finished works. Assignments for this class will consist of individual narrative constructs as well as an extended series of work that deals with a specific view or narrative theme.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-311 Still Life or PHO-338 Product Photography
Course Credit: 3

Photo Production (PHO-411)

In this course students will refine their skills with regard to conceptualizing, cost estimating, location scouting and producing photographic assignments. Assignments can be geared to students personal photographic direction and potential clients.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-258 Location Photography
Course Credit: 3

Photo: Zone System (PHO-230)

Although the class is called Zone System, it is not a rehash of that particular technique. It is about producing an image that is exceptional not only in its technical aspects, but also one that embodies the emotional and mental aspects of humanity within the artist exhibited in final form as a beautiful print.

Prerequisite: PHO-221 Adv Photo Processes 1
Course Credit: 3

Photographic Series (PHO-302)

This class introduces students to the process of making a photographic book.

Prerequisite: =PHO 311 (Still Life) or PHO 338 (Product)
Course Credit: 3

Photography Internship (PHO-900)



Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 0

Photography Master Class (PHO-413)

This is an advanced course designed for upper level photography students. The class will be project based and will involve discussion of fashion photography, style, portraiture and fine art as well as critique of student work. Students will develop, refine and utilize their personal photographic style for projects they propose and develop over the course of the semester.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-306 Fashion Photo 1
Course Credit: 3

Portfolio Development (PHO-360)

This course provides information and skills fundamental to the working photographer. The primary focus and goal will be to prepare a portfolio for presentation to clients, reps and agencies that is unique and representative of each students work. Students will explore the nature and value of an overall concept, technique, typography and choice of materials necessary to create a portfolio presentation.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-258 Location Photography Take PHO-312 Design 2: Color Theory
Course Credit: 3

Portrait Lighting (PHO-217)

In this class, students will learn to communicate with light by working with a wide variety of "people lighting" tools and techniques used in the studio and on location.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-160 Core Lighting Take PHO-107 View Camera
Course Credit: 3

Portrait and Identity (PHO-404)

Students will be exposed to and experience principles of portraiture in regards to art history and the photographic arts. The course's major emphasis will be to guide students to develop their own voice within the creative field. Students will choose a single subject or subject group and develop a hands-on semester-long project. Student will be expected to integrate the given set of portraiture skills and principles and develop a unique final portfolio of 12-20 images by the end of the course.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-217 Portrait Lighting Take PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Product Photography (PHO-338)

Lighting for Product and Still Life is a course that will offer the interested student the necessary methods and concepts that will enable them to achieve a higher and more specialized level of lighting for tabletop. Lighting techniques and practices will be refined and applied to making portfolio quality samples. Studio classes are all held on the Art Center stages using live demonstrations, class shoots, and critiques of student assignments. The course will be in-depth and challenging, and the students will work within the standards they will encounter professionally.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-217 Portrait Lighting
Course Credit: 3

Professional Presentation (PHO-260)

Location Lighting is an introduction to the particular skills that photographers use when working on assignment outside the studio. Editorial projects such environmental portraiture, architecture and journalism need to be shot on location?\ and specific equipment and strategies are required for successful result. Classroom meetings will present theory and application while location demos and assignments will provide hands on experience. Students are required to have already taken the introductory lighting classes.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Project Photo: Food (PHO-330)



Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Project Photo: Sport (PHO-332)



Prerequisite: Take PHO-255 Color Theory Applied or PHO-257 Color AND Take PHO-207 Portaiture or PHO-217 Portrait Lighting
Course Credit: 3

Project Photo: Transportation (PHO-331)



Prerequisite: Take PHO-257 Color, PHO-211 Imag 2, PHO-217 Portrait Light
Course Credit: 3

Scenography (PHO-290)

Students will build a solid foundation in utilizing scenic elements for use in their work. They will learn how to design and execute scenographic techniques for use in the studio as well as adapting them for use on location.

Prerequisite: Take Design 2/Color Theory
Course Credit: 3

ShootSell (PHO-325)

In this cross-listed course, Advertising majors and Photo majors will work together to concept, develop, refine, and complete photo-driven advertising campaigns. Advertising students will learn more about "thinking photographically," and explore ways in which photography can help them generate a wider and richer range of concepts, and train them in thinking more visually. Photo students will learn more about "thinking conceptually," and how they can apply their skills as photographers to solve communication problems in original and effective ways. The studio will be modeled on professional practice, with students working in art director/photographer teams to complete a number of portfolio-level assignments.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Smart Business (PHO-405)



Prerequisite: Take PHO-300
Course Credit: 3

Snap 2 (PHO-277)

Snap 2 will be a class devoted to the expressive portrait. Discussions and assignments will center on directing, collaboration and the roles of subject and photographer where the portrait is concerned. Every mode of portraiture will be explored from historical to the most radical forms of creative license. The central focus of this class will be a patron and student pairing that will produce two portraits and the culmination of the class will be a two week exhibition of those portraits at the Pasadena Armory for the Arts with a gala opening sponsored by The Pasadena Art Alliance. Portfolios must be submitted to be accepted into this class. Instructor: Steve LaVoie Studio Elective 3 units Photo students - 4th term and above

Prerequisite: Take PHO-257 Color
Course Credit: 3

Still Life 1 (PHO-311)

Students will learn conceptualize still life. Students will learn how objects occupy space and their affect on other objects and space around them. Students will be exposed to contemporary thoughts about perception and how objects affect and culturally engage us. Students will explore the nature of the creative process as it relates to still life and learn to think out of the box when approaching objects situated in space. Students will learn to explore the narrative potential of still life.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-217 Portrait Lighting Take PHO-257 Color Take PHO-204 Comoposition
Course Credit: 3

Still Life 2 (PHO-361)

Advanced Still Life Photography. Exploration of commercial and fine art. Still life photography with an emphasis on styling, composition, lighting.

Prerequisite: n/a
Course Credit: 3

Video & Multi-Media (PHO-421)

Photography is changing along with technology and photographers are being asked to expand their strategies into motion and multi-media projects as well as still imagery. This course will help students explore and address these challenges. Students will be encouraged to experiment with non-traditional storytelling, the importance of detail and how concise stories can have big effects. Students must be willing to approach new avenues for their work and find new ways to visualize, conceive and exhibit ideas. Examples of transmedia stories, documentary film and experimental multi-media projects will be shown and introduced throughout the semester.

Prerequisite: PHO-358, Location Photography and PHO-300, 5th Term Review
Course Credit: 3

View Camera (PHO-107)

This class provides a thorough introduction to the use of the 4x5 view camera.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-221; PHO-102
Course Credit: 3

Working Photographer (PHO-457)

This is the second class of a two-semester course emphasizes final portfolio building and the production of photographic work based on commercial assignment parameters.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-346 Marketing & Self Promotion Take PHO-360 Portfolio Development
Course Credit: 3

Working Photographer 2 (PHO-451)

This is the second class of a two-semester course emphasizes final portfolio building and the production of photographic work based on commercial assignment parameters.

Prerequisite: Take PHO-360 Portfolio Development Take PHO-346 Marketing & Self Promo
Course Credit: 3

   
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