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Technological advances in photography have made the medium more ubiquitous, more accessible, and have thus freed the photographer to pursue the development of a personal sensibility and unique vision. The barriers that have traditionally separated different and seemingly adverse photographic practices have begun to erode and the best photography, whatever the genre, can be enriched by self-expressive motives.

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The great strength of our photography program is its diversity and the equal emphasis it places on all areas of photographic thinking and practice. We have a full range of courses for every skill level, covering cameras and equipment, lighting, negative development and enlarging, as well as black-and-white and color photography. Our labs and studios are set up for convenience and efficiency.

In addition, we offer an array of workshops from photo retouching to location photography. We also encourage students to participate in courses that address content, which seek to articulate observations and then amplify them in collaboration with faculty members and fellow students.

Information Session

Photography Information Session
One night: Wednesday, August 27
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC FREE OF CHARGE

What is the difference between taking a picture and making a photograph? What do you need to begin working as a photographer? Spend an evening with some of our continuing education photography faculty; see their work and their students' work, hear them discuss it, and let them answer your questions on how to begin working as a photographer. There will be a tour of our facilities and a short portfolio review.
NOTE: This information session will be held at 214 East 21 Street, room 407A, 4th Floor. Seating is given on a first-come, first-served basis. Session begins promptly at 6:30 PM.
MODERATOR: KEREN MOSCOVITCH, visual artist, photographer

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