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Photography: Studio Lighting and Portraits

Dates: April 12 - May 10, 2023

Meets: W from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Location: USA - Alpha East Bldg 316

Registration Fee: $190.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.


Lighting is the key to all photography. Learn the various techniques, emphasizing the creative use of studio lighting, to create a beautiful portrait photograph. Learn how to use natural, artificial, and electronic lights to photograph any subjects in color or black and white.

Other topics include: different kinds of portraits, posture, lenses and apertures, flash portraits, flash diffusion, reflectors and diffusers, lighting ratios and errors, camera height, and framing the portrait. Volunteer models are needed; experience not required. Students will present their work to family, friends and classmates at their show the last night of class.

NOTE: Bring camera and film to each class.


Bring your dsl camera to class. Students pursuing the Photography Certificate are required to have at least 80% attendance.
Fee: $190.00

USA - Alpha East Bldg 316

Take University Boulevard traveling north. After crossing the intersection of University and Old Shell Road, turn left at the second traffic light into the parking lot and park on the right side of the lot. Take the steps on the right side of the lot to Alpha Hall East.

Vincent Lawson

Date Day Time Location
04/12/2023Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
04/19/2023Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
04/26/2023Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
05/03/2023Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316
05/10/2023Wednesday6 PM to 8 PM USA - Alpha East Bldg 316


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