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Continuing Education Courses

Enrichment and professional development courses for adults of all experience levels.

Courses

This course serves as an introduction to the business and marketing practices common to photography and emphasizes developing professional objectives based upon careful consideration of the financial, legal, organizational, promotional, interpersonal and ethical practices of photography. Prerequisite: Digital Photography IIor equivalent experience.


March 27-29, 2020, TBA - University of the Arts
Learn how to optimize the full possibilities of Adobe Photoshop for image editing. In this course, harness the power of this incredible software program and understand its use, specifically as it relates to photographers. Step-by-step instruction will hone your skills. Additionally, learn the right way to scan film, prints and negatives for editing in Photoshop.


January 30, 2020 to April 9, 2020, TBA - University of the Arts
This course provides an overview of Adobe Lightroom, a complete end-to-end software solution for both amateur and professional photographers. Providing a critical set of tools for digital imaging tasks, Lightroom helps photographers work faster and more efficiently with one image, a set of images or a large image library. Lightroom allows you to organize images and quickly make adjustments. In this course, learn how to productively work withLightroom, import images and sort them for organization and efficiency. Also spend time with advanced developing techniques to adjust exposure, contrast and color of images. You'll learn to edit photos and discover advanced features to enhance workflow.


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Explore the fundamental principles of digital camera- based image making, with an emphasis on creative applications of technical concepts. Learn how aperture, shutter, and ISO work together to achieve proper exposure and desired artistic effects This course employs a mixture of lectures, demonstrations, readings, shooting assignments, critiques, and on-location practice. Students must bring their own digital camera with fully manual capabilities; a DSLR is recommended.


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Learn the basics of artistic photographic practice and apply them to documentary photojournalistic content. Using digital photography and a documentary approach, utilize content-driven visual storytelling to investigate subjects in the landscape or community. Class time includes critique, lectures, discussion and studio time. Lectures and readings will cover the work of photographers using the documentary style, and you will create a final portfolio of images. Students must provide their own DSLR cameras with manual control of shutter speed and aperture. Prerequisite: Digital Photography II or equivalent experience.


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This unique course introduces a range of techniques including studio and lifestyle portraiture. Through studio and location shoots, you will begin to understand the creative approaches necessary for taking great portraits. Direct and photograph models while exploring portrait composition, posing techniques and lighting set-ups. You are welcome to bring your own subjects to class to photograph. Additionally, each class session will include an examination and discussion of the masters in the field of portrait photography, as well as critiques of student work. Examine equipment and its use in capturing great shots and discuss the commercial and professional aspects of the business. Complete the course with new skills and enthusiasm for photographic portraiture. Prerequisite: Digital Photography II or equivalent experience.


June 3, 2020 to August 5, 2020, TBA - University of the Arts
Emphasizing creative solutions to complex photographic problems, this course is designed for those interested in discovering the versatility and creative potential of the studio environment. Learn how controlled studio lighting, both electronic flash and tungsten sources, enhances a photograph. The course incorporates lectures, demonstrations and a series of assignments in still life, portraiture, fashion and product setups. Course accommodates digital cameras of 35mm and medium format.


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