Studio Photography

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Studio Photography

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    This is an intermediate course. Knowledge of camera functions is required. Portfolio submission recommended.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course is for photography majors. Students will learn techniques to execute standard professional assignments using controlled studio lighting (flash, continuous and natural sources). Lectures and demonstrations will cover still life, portraiture, product and fashion from set up to execution. Student will work and have assignments of a wide range of lighting situations demonstrating the versatility and creative potential of the photographic studio. Color and light theory, mixing light ratios (multiple sources), and movement will be emphasized but formal and conceptual situations will also be studied. The print lab will provide students with the technical tools for elaborating and printing their own images. 

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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