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Fashion Photography

6:30PM - 9:30PM
Sep 24 - Dec 03
3.00 CEUs,
10 Sessions

Janusz Kawa Photographer

This course is for students who are interested in fashion photography and wish to begin or polish their portfolio. Primarily a hands-on studio course, all aspects of the fashion photography field will be introduced. We will examine what is needed to become a fashion photographer, including how to create a fashion portfolio, and how to pitch a photo shoot to a fashion magazine and get published. The relationships between photographer and model, and art director and client will be discussed. Fashion photography and advertising requires special skills and knowledge of light. Working with models and makeup artists, this course will focus on specific lighting techniques extensively used in the fashion, beauty and advertising industries. Students will be introduced to new lighting set-ups using strobe, Kino Flo and hot lights, as well as the use of color gels and filters in order to execute a compelling fashion photograph. Models, equipment and a makeup artist will be provided.
PREREQUISITE: A course in studio photography, or equivalent.


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