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Samford After Sundown

Explorations of Portrait Photography


Explore the essentials of portrait photography. Discover how to plan a portrait session, including wardrobe, background and backdrop choices. Using the proper techniques of posing, lighting and composition, students produce technically sound portraits in live shoots with different genders and body types. Learn how to best use off-camera flash and reflectors as additional light sources. Required: Students must meet on location to shoot at various places throughout downtown Birmingham as well as the Samford campus. Prerequisites: Photography I: Basic (AR190) and knowledge of using off-camera lighting, such as studio lights or flash units.

Course Section  
Course: AR 298-00
Term: 20143
Section Number: 1
Schedule Number: 5377
Instructor(s): Lisa Marie Bearden is an experienced instructor and professional photographer.
Location: Dwight Beeson Hall, Room 208
Dates: Aug. 27 - Oct. 8, 2014 (Wed., 6 - 8 p.m.)
Units: 1.4 CEUs
Notes: This is a 7-week course