Division: Fine Arts, Comm, and New Media
Department: Visual Art
Course: ART 2510
Title: Photography: Portraits & Selfies
Description: This course teaches students traditional and explorative methods in portrait and self-portrait photography. Students will explore the nature and meaning of photographic representation and the role portraiture plays in personal and cultural identity. Topics include intermediate camera operation, camera format, image editing, natural and artificial lighting, exhibition presentation, historical perspectives, and conceptual approaches used in making compelling portraits. Students should have a strong command of basic camera operation and manual exposure before enrolling in this course. DSLR camera and lab fee are required.