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Photography

  • 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.

2018 Summer
1 section

Mastering the Art of Street Photography

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

2018 Summer
1 section

Photography: From Beginner to Exhibitor

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

2018 Spring
+ 1 more semester
2 sections

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.

2018 Spring
1 section

Photographing New York City from Remarkable Locations

Gain a better understanding of photographic techniques and best practices, and then apply them to your work at unique sites around New York City.

2018 Spring
1 section

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.

2018 Spring
1 section

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.

2018 Spring
1 section

In Print: Creating and Designing a Photographic Exhibit as a Photography Book

Curate a virtual group exhibit of your own and your classmates’ photography, and then create an accompanying photographic book.

2018 Spring
1 section

Photography: The Portrait Project

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

2018 Spring
1 section

DSLR Filmmaking for Photographers

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

Digital Retouching and Advanced Photographic Workflow

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

New York at Twilight: A Two-Day Photography Workshop

This two-day workshop introduces you to the fundamentals of taking photographs of New York City at twilight.

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.