ARTS 454 - Photography IV 3 hours
This course explores the techniques, processes and approaches used in the field of fine art and commercial photography. Advanced principles of lighting, composition, printing and presentation will be covered. Alternative photographic process will be introduced along with the use of a variety of camera formats. Emphasis will be placed on developing one’s personal style in short and long-term projects. A semester long book project will also develop skills in creating work in series and sequence while working with print on demand resources. This course emphasizes conceptual and critical thinking to aid in the process of creating work that is challenging to the viewer and the artist.
This is a portfolio preparation course. It concentrates on the professional presentation using design principles, shooting and lighting techniques, color, digital knowledge, structure and presentation skills. Prerequisite: ARTS 353 . Students supply own adjustable camera. $40 lab fee applicable to main campus day only.
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