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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

PHOT 242 Promotional Photography for the Performing Arts

1.5 credits 45 hours
200 level undergraduate course

The use of photography to create a portfolio of headshots, performances, and stage settings is necessary for artists in all performing media, visual representation on websites and in print is paramount to the artist career. Students learn how to photograph headshots and performances in a studio setting and on location. Instruction addresses a wide range of issues including: artificial lighting, digital camera operation, image editing software, and output options including the importance of file types. By participating in lectures, demonstrations, and shooting assignments, students acquire the skills necessary to create a coherent visual portfolio of their work. No prior background in photography is needed.

This course is not repeatable for credit.