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Photography Courses: Summer

Summer CS Photography Courses

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Course # Course Title Credits Instructor Cost
CSPH 218 The Business of Photography 1.5 credits Howard Ehrenfeld $615

Section A Meets 7/7/2014 to 7/24/2014 on Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday from 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM.

This course will explore the various aspects of pursuing photography as a business from both the creative side of the work to the necessary business tasks. Copyright, releases, accounting and billing, client management, and equipment will all be discussed. Students will create a portfolio of the type of work they want to create and then explore how to promote it.
CSPH 220 The Threaded Image: Photography and the Book 3 credits Christopher Saah $1560

Section A Meets 5/21/2014 to 6/20/2014 on Monday,Wednesday,Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

This course is designed for students interested in using the book as a platform for stretching photographic images across time and space. Throughout the semester we will explore linear strategies and techniques for developing a variety of book structures, while considering ways in which these structures influence the development of a photographic series. Assignments will focus on book structures, book binding, image sequencing, and page layout.
CSPH 243 Myths, Memories & Allegory: Constructing Worlds in Photographs 3 credits Jennifer Wright $1560

Section A Meets 5/21/2014 to 6/20/2014 on Monday,Wednesday,Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

This studio course explores allegorical imagery found throughout art history and contemporary, cinematic photographs. Emphasis is placed on creating photographic narratives, based on myths, memories, and stories from the media and/or stories from cinema. Through assignments, readings, film screenings and discussions students are challenged to create visually compelling images of constructed worlds. Students may work digitally and/or in the darkroom. Prerequisite: Basic Black and White Film Photography and Digital Photography.
FILM 306 Video and Performance Art 3 credits Stephanie Barber $1560

Section A Meets 5/22/2014 to 6/19/2014 on Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

In the 1960s, the nascent Video Art and Performance Art movements began to mature into one of the most prevalent and institutionally represented art forms today. How have these art forms influenced and shaped one another? What artists and movements preceded its explosion in the 1960s and 70s? Why and how is performance art reliant on and collaborative with video? How has the digital age affected this art movement? This class explores these questions as students become familiar with the history and main subcategories of these movements. Students will develop individual and collaborative video performance pieces.
FILM 320 Special Effects 3 credits Jonathan Bevers $1560

Section A Meets 5/21/2014 to 6/26/2014 on Monday,Wednesday,Thursday from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM.

Personal computers have provided a low-cost method for previously high-cost video post-production. Through invention and with patience one can develop unique visual effects. This class will explore 2-D animation, matting, keying and visual effects utilizing Adobe AfterEffects.
NCGD 196 Typography for Photographers 0 credits Jane Rubini $310

Section A Meets 7/26/2014 to 7/27/2014 on Saturday,Sunday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Photographers will learn to understand and manipulate type with nuance that will enhance, not distract from, their work. Learn which typefaces work for simple communication and the best choices for font styles when creating specific mood and tone. Basic layout and typography dos and don’ts will be covered and assignments will be completed in class. Students are required to bring a USB or Flash drive to class. Prerequisite: basic InDesign experience.