Fall 2011 -
Graduate Course Description
Discipline and Number
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Description of Course:
The class is designed as an intensive workshop devoted to practice in
studio lighting techniques. Mornings will generally be devoted to
studio sessions while afternoons will emphasize critique and discussion.
Students will be required to bring their camera to each class meeting,
including the first day. Workshops are scheduled from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
and will meet for the first half of the semester only.
This course is designed for students who already have experience in
photography. Students who have questions regarding their preparation
for the course should contact the instructor at [email protected]
Students must have a digital SLR or a film-based SLR, or a camera
that will sync with a professional strobe lighting system.
Selection of readings and technical reference material available via
Recommended Text: (technical reference)
Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting
Fil Hunter, Steven Biver, Paul Fuqua
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Completion of collaborative and individual projects involving use of
studio lighting. Participation in all class workshops, discussion of
assigned reading, completion of written critique responses, research project,
and participation in field trip to galleries.