CRC19: Courses

PHOTO 390 Studio Lighting Techniques

Units: 3 - 4

Hours: 36 hours LEC; 54 - 108 hours LAB

Prerequisite: ARTPH 322 or PHOTO 320 with a grade of "C" or better

Transferable: CSU

This course is a study in studio lighting techniques used in commercial photography. Topics of instruction include: correct exposure using strobe, lighting ratios, basic portraiture and advertising, appropriate choice of camera formats, and studies in composition of commercial photographs. Students are encouraged to work in a variety of formats, using black and white and color. Students will primarily use digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations and discussions, on-location field trips, lab time, exams, and a portfolio.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1 Use studio lighting equipment.