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Photography Degree in Pasadena, CA

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Art Center College of Design, Pasadena:
Located in Pasadena, Southern California, Art Center College of Design provides a range of quality undergraduate and graduate programs in the fields of art and design. We offer a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) in Photography and Imaging. Our faculty of accomplished photographers will guide you in your development, helping you articulate your ideas and specific intentions within the larger context of image making’s future. Our state-of-the-art traditional and digital labs support a wide variety of photographic processes.

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Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) in Photography and Imaging Degree:
 In addition to conceptual and studio classes, you will study fine art, technology, history and advertising, as well as courses in branding, business planning, and marketing.

Our state-of-the-art traditional and digital labs support a wide variety of photographic processes. You will be able to stay abreast of the continuous technical transformations impacting photography, including the ways images are captured, enhanced and distributed. Students can partner with peers from other majors through individual projects and corporate-sponsored Transdisciplinary Studios. Photography and Imaging students also collaborate with Designmatters on projects benefitting humanitarian organizations and providing insight into social issues.

Course Content:
Term 1: Writing Studio or Writing Studio Intensive; Critical Practice 1; Design 1; Imaging 1; Capture; Concept

Term 2: Intro to Modernism; Imaging 2; Core Lighting; B & W Lab Procedures 1; View Camera; Fine Art Photography

Term 3: Business 101; Composition; Color Theory Applied; Portraiture: Methods & Theory; 3rd Term Review

Term 4: Critical Practice 2; History of Photography 1; Imaging 3; Still Life 1; Architecture

Term 5: History of Photography 2; Location Lighting; Design 2: Color Theory; Stock Photography; 5th Term Review Commercial

Term 6: Portfolio Development; TDS 1 TDS Course; Photo Production

Term 7: Entertainment Photo; 7th Term Review Commercial; Working Photographer 1

Term 8: Final Crit

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Address: 1700 Lida Street, Pasadena, California , USA
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