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Environmental Portraiture
9 weeks | $425 | Online

In environmental portraiture, the surrounding background is used to convey crucial information about a subject's personality, interests, and lifestyle. This course is designed to encourage the intermediate photographer to examine and create environmental portraits. Our approach will focus on fictional storytelling and/or reality-based portraiture--in other words, your backdrops need not be strictly factual. Each week, we will discuss assigned readings, study the work of contemporary portrait photographers, and engage in constructive class critiques of our weekly assignments.

Quarters Offered: Spring | Online
Course Fee: $425
Prerequisite: Photo I: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO (ART-40629) or equivalent experience.
Materials/Software/Hardware: Fully adjustable DSLR camera or prosumer camera.
Note: Elective course for Photography: Images & Techniques professional certificate. 
Contact: For more information about this course, please email

Course Number: ART-40494
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Photography: Images and Techniques