Jan 6 - Mar 17 (Mon 6-9pm)
Prerequisites: Photo I B&W + Intro to Color OR Photo II: Digital
Credits: 3 - fulfills Light Control requirement for Certificate Program
Become aware of how light shapes every photograph. Master the fundamentals of studio strobe, tungsten lights, and portable flash to create photographs that match your vision. This course will cover basic studio safety and operation, considerations for lighting choices (natural, studio, strobe, tungsten, fluorescent, etc.), color temperature, metering, light ratios, using mixed lighting (i.e. flash and ambient), using modifiers, and aesthetics of light in photography. Digital SLR (preferred) or film camera may be used. Materials for this course will be discussed during the first class so that students may purchase the most appropriate equipment.
*NO CLASS on January 20 – MLK Day.
Students should be prepared to spend a minimum of 3-6 hours a week on assignments for this course, including use of the Photo Center studio spaces.
Rental fees (not included in tuition) are charged for use of the Photo Center facilities – studios, darkroom, digital lab, etc – to complete assignments outside of class; a list of rental rates for students is available on the Hours/Rates page.