>>PRINT
Commercial Photography
COMMERCL PHOTO
CLASS CODE: ART 366 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $45.00
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: An introduction to the view camera and studio lighting.
DESCRIPTION: Students will be introduced to the view camera through architechure and other appropriate subject matter. They will also be introduced to the controlled environment of the studio where they will learn fundamental principles of lighting different objects and materials. This course will prepare students for success in commercial photography and broaden their opportunities in Fine Art.
TOPICS: Topics may include: view camera movements, natural light, and studio lighting for reflective, non-reflective, and transparent objects.
OBJECTIVES: 1) Gain a working knowledge of the view camera and studio lighting.
2) Gain an academic knowledge of the view camera and studio lighting.
3) Produce professional and well-presented images which illustrate their understanding of the view camera and studio lighting.
REQUIREMENTS: Student required to attend all lectures, critiques, and labs. Class time will be dedicated to demonstrations, sharing ideas, critiquing images, and field trips. Grades will be based on attendance and participation, exams, weekly assignments, and a final portfolio.
PREREQUISITES: Acceptance into B.F.A. program.
OTHER: Lab fee $45. Expect an additional $50-$100 for supplies.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001