Prerequisite: Introductory Professional Photography and completion or concurrent enrollment in Intermediate Professional Photography.
Study the photographic principles applied to portrait lighting, posing, printing, and subject rapport. You will learn to use a variety of basic lighting patterns; relate the principles of subject rapport and aesthetic posing methods; produce effective finished portraits; and analyze the subject. The photography will be done in color and/or black and white. The students will produce a portfolio of their work from at least five different portrait sessions that will be critiqued by the instructor and their fellow classmates. The students will provide their own digital camera or 35mm single lens reflex cameras, memory card, and film processing.