Professional Photography is an upper-level photography course that is designed to fully utilize the skillset acquired in Photography I and II. Digital photography is the focus, with a concentration on commercial promotions. The course is structured to emulate a real-world studio environment using industry business practices.
Students will not simply create projects, but will go on school-solicited assignments that will be showcased through various outlets within the school. Students will create a photography portfolio based on a variety of commercial applications. This includes areas such as print, web, product, and fashion photography. Students will work with professional digital photography equipment, including DSLR cameras, studio lighting, and backdrops as well as an in depth use of Adobe Photoshop. This course is a platform for students to heighten their individuality in photography, while incorporating a true-to-life understanding of the professional photography field.