PHO 116: Studio Portraits

This course provides tools and techniques commonly encountered in professional retail, commercial, and editorial portrait studios. Students implement an expanded range of lighting strategies and techniques producing photographs of people. Business and ethical issues regarding the production and publication of portraits are studied. Enhancement, retouching, and interpretation of portraiture with image composite software [Photoshop] are required in assignments and thematic project.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; PHO 117 minimum grade "C-"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

    offered at nighttime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

    offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 60
Total Hours 90

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