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Pho 100: Photography I

3 cr.

An introduction to photography fundamentals. Basic principles of photography will be taught with an emphasis on perceptual, technical and aesthetic skills. Regular photography assignments will be given.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF8:00–8:50FA 18
2MWF1:00–1:50FA 18

Pho 200: Photography II

3 cr.

A study into visual communication using the medium of digital photography. Emphasis on professional practices as well as processing and enhancing digital files. Conceptually driven assignments will be given as well as instruction in building a portfolio of work.

Prerequisite: Pho 100.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF9:00–9:50FA 19
2MWF10:00–10:50FA 19

Pho 300: Photojournalism

3 cr.

Exploration into documentary photography, emphasizing photojournalism and visual storytelling. Opportunities for students to put theoretical study into practice through weekly photo essay assignments that aid in the development of a relevant and cohesive portfolio of work.

Prerequisite: Pho 200.

Sec Days Time Room
1MWF2:00–2:50FA 19

Pho 301: The Art of Photography

3 cr.

Exploration of the photographic image as a personal artistic expression. Emphasis on the black and white image with location shooting assignments and digital photo manipulation (Photoshop, Lightroom). Course includes assembling and matting a body of work for presentation.

Prerequisite: Pho 200.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH1:00–2:50FA 19

Pho 310: Advanced Photographic Lighting

3 cr.

A study of the characteristics and qualities of photographic light, both natural and artificial, and how they can be manipulated and controlled to communicate an artistic vision. Student will receive instruction and complete assignments in a working professional photo studio.

Prerequisite: Pho 200.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Pho 401: Wedding Photography

3 cr.

Discussion of wedding photography is presented along with business concepts related to art for commerce, including finding and dealing with clients. A concentration on posing techniques and professional lighting gear, including multiple flash lighting techniques for individual, couple and group photographs both indoor and outdoor. Regular photography assignments will be given.

Prerequisite: Pho 310.

Sec Days Time Room
1TTH3:00–4:50FA 19

Pho 402: Portrait Photography

3 cr.

An exploration into the art of photographic portraiture. Students will examine and produce both retail and fine art portraits. Assignments will promote technical, perceptual, aesthetic and creative skills.

Prerequisite: Pho 310.

No sections offered in the fall semester…

Pho 403: Commercial Photography: Industrial

3 cr.

A concentration on lighting techniques and compositional guidelines in commercial photography, including controlled lighting techniques for textile, architecture and large product photography. Assignments will be photographed with perspective cameras, including a 4x5 view camera as well as a digital camera. In addition to completing personal projects, students will complete group photographic assignments.

Prerequisite: Pho 310.

This course is not offered this academic year.

Pho 404: Commercial Photography: Tabletop Product

3 cr.

A concentration on lighting techniques and compositional guidelines in commercial photography, including controlled lighting techniques for small product photography. Assignments will be photographed with perspective cameras, including a 4x5 view camera as well as a digital camera. In addition to completing personal projects, students will complete group photographic assignments.

Prerequisite: Pho 310.

This course is not offered this academic year.