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PHOTO 392 Commercial and Advertising Photography

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 covers studio lighting techniques used in the production of advertising photographs. Topics of instruction include: advanced studio lighting techniques, correct exposure using strobe, appropriate choice of camera format and films, studies in composition and meaning of advertising photographs, and market research. Students are encouraged to work in a variety of formats, using both film and digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations and discussions, on-location field trips, lab time, written tests, a journal, and a portfolio geared toward a professional presentation.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO #1 Use studio lighting equipment