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  • Focuses on techniques aesthetics, and business operations
  • Examines emerging trends in photography
  • Offers instruction for all levels

Whether you want to gain basic photography skills or expand your expertise and sell your work, these courses provide you with the proficiency and techniques to transform your photographs into art. Courses for beginners provide an overview of the fundamentals of digital cameras and photographic composition. Advanced courses go beyond shutter and aperture, focusing on specific techniques and postproduction processing. Essential instruction is provided in business operations including marketing, copyrighting your work, and pricing strategies.

Beyond the Snapshot

Achieve your creative potential by moving beyond the automatic mode of the camera and developing the skills to take great photographs.

2017 Summer
1 section

Mastering the Art of Street Photography

Explore street photography and learn the basic photographic, compositional, and perceptual skills it requires.

2017 Summer
1 section

Photography: From Beginner to Exhibitor

Receive critiques, guidance, encouragement, and the necessary technical assistance to achieve your goals in photography.

2017 Summer
1 section

DSLR Filmmaking for Photographers

Work to achieve professional-quality video through hands-on course work.

2017 Summer
1 section

Digital Retouching and Advanced Photographic Workflow

Learn the most popular and useful Adobe software for photography asset editing and management.

2017 Summer
1 section

Photographing New York City from Remarkable Locations

Study famous photographs of New York from unusual perspectives, and then try capturing the City on camera for yourself from remarkable locales.

2017 Summer
1 section

Professional Practices and Business Development for Photographers

Gain a solid foundation in the concepts, tools, and techniques required to become a self-employed professional photographer.

2017 Summer
1 section

Advanced Photography: Mastering Camera and Image

Refine your creative and technical skills with a camera, and further develop your understanding of the visual language of photography.

Event Photography: Weddings and Other Social Gatherings

Learn about event photography, from using manual exposure cameras and camera flash lighting equipment and to processing and printing.

Expressive Photography: Creating Art

Explore the creative process of photography in a dynamic and nonlinear fashion, and create photographic art to display in a one-night show.

Introduction to Digital Black-and-White Photography

This course is easy enough for anyone to enjoy yet technical enough to cover the basics of digital black-and-white photography.

Photography: New York at Twilight

Explore the moment of light and shadow at twilight, and learn to observe the nuances of contrasts and change from daylight to dusk.

Photography: The Basics

If you are new to photography and digital media, then develop these skills by taking snapshots, portraits, and street and travel photographs.

Photography: The Portrait Project

Clarify your vision, integrate technical skills with intuitive spontaneity, and harness insight as you create compelling portraits.

The Digital Darkroom

Take your understanding of Photoshop to the next level by exploring the digital equivalent of traditional darkroom techniques and other treatments.

The Photography Book Project

This class helps you to shape your photos into a story by creating a photo book.