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Course Description

This course builds on the technical fundamentals taught in PHOT 021 and PHOT 022 and takes a more advanced approach to complex photographic projects and environments. The course also helps you develop a niche that aligns with your photographic interests while applying common marketing and branding practices to a larger scale project.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • apply advanced equipment, exposure and focus techniques to common action/event-based photographic assignments
  • demonstrate basic off-camera flash photography techniques using wireless flash triggering methods
  • predict location-specific challenges that impact your gear requirements and photographic approach for different genres of photography
  • plan, develop, and execute a longer form photographic project that aligns with your own photographic vision and interests
  • curate a body of photographic work that can be promoted to a wider audience through portfolio development and subsequent branding and social media best practices.

Prerequisites

PHOT 021 (Photography Foundations 1) and PHOT 022 (Photography Foundations 2) are strongly recommended for success in this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Photography Foundations 3
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 03, 2024 to Nov 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $499.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
In addition to the digital camera and an external flash needed in PHOT 021 and PHOT 022, you will need the following to complete assignments: • Remote (wireless) radio gear that will control and fire an off-camera flash (if you have a camera/flash combination that has an optical wireless flash triggering system built in, that is OK too) • One collapsible light stand • One umbrella swivel attachment to mount the flash to the light stand, and to attach an umbrella light modifier • One convertible, and collapsible umbrella light modifier Please visit your local camera experts to discuss options for your budget and ambitions. We suggest The Camera Store in Calgary, who have provided a discount for students of this course. More information is included on your course receipt after purchase. Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop are still required as well. Student pricing can be found at https://www.adobe.com/ca/creativecloud/buy/students.html
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
PHOT 021 and PHOT 022 are strongly recommended to be successful in this course

Schedule:

This course will be delivered in person in NH05 & Brightspace/D2L for assignments. Class will be held on Tuesdays between September 3 and November 5 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm in NH05.

Section Title
Photography Foundations 3
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Oct 03, 2024 to Dec 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $499.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
In addition to the digital camera and an external flash needed in PHOT 021 and PHOT 022, you will need the following to complete assignments: • Remote (wireless) radio gear that will control and fire an off-camera flash (if you have a camera/flash combination that has an optical wireless flash triggering system built in, that is OK too) • One collapsible light stand • One umbrella swivel attachment to mount the flash to the light stand, and to attach an umbrella light modifier • One convertible, and collapsible umbrella light modifier Please visit your local camera experts to discuss options for your budget and ambitions. We suggest The Camera Store in Calgary, who have provided a discount for students of this course. More information is included on your course receipt after purchase. Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop are still required as well. Student pricing can be found at https://www.adobe.com/ca/creativecloud/buy/students.html
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
PHOT 021 and PHOT 022 are strongly recommended to be successful in this course

Schedule:

This course will be delivered in person in NH05 & Brightspace/D2L for assignments. Class will be held on Thursdays between Oct 3 and Dec 5 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm in NH05.

Section Title
Photography Foundations 3
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Feb 25, 2025 to Apr 29, 2025
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $499.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
In addition to the digital camera and an external flash needed in PHOT 021 and PHOT 022, you will need the following to complete assignments: • Remote (wireless) radio gear that will control and fire an off-camera flash (if you have a camera/flash combination that has an optical wireless flash triggering system built in, that is OK too) • One collapsible light stand • One umbrella swivel attachment to mount the flash to the light stand, and to attach an umbrella light modifier • One convertible, and collapsible umbrella light modifier Please visit your local camera experts to discuss options for your budget and ambitions. We suggest The Camera Store in Calgary, who have provided a discount for students of this course. More information is included on your course receipt after purchase. Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop are still required as well. Student pricing can be found at https://www.adobe.com/ca/creativecloud/buy/students.html
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
PHOT 021 and PHOT 022 are strongly recommended to be successful in this course

Schedule:

This course will be delivered in person in NH05 & Brightspace/D2L for assignments. Class will be held on Tuesdays between February 25 and April 29 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm in NH05.

Section Title
Photography Foundations 3
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Apr 10, 2025 to Jun 12, 2025
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $499.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
In addition to the digital camera and an external flash needed in PHOT 021 and PHOT 022, you will need the following to complete assignments: • Remote (wireless) radio gear that will control and fire an off-camera flash (if you have a camera/flash combination that has an optical wireless flash triggering system built in, that is OK too) • One collapsible light stand • One umbrella swivel attachment to mount the flash to the light stand, and to attach an umbrella light modifier • One convertible, and collapsible umbrella light modifier Please visit your local camera experts to discuss options for your budget and ambitions. We suggest The Camera Store in Calgary, who have provided a discount for students of this course. More information is included on your course receipt after purchase. Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop are still required as well. Student pricing can be found at https://www.adobe.com/ca/creativecloud/buy/students.html
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
PHOT 021 and PHOT 022 are strongly recommended to be successful in this course

Schedule:

This course will be delivered in person in NH05 & Brightspace/D2L for assignments. Class will be held on Thursdays between April 10 and June 12 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm in NH05.

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