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The key to success as a photographer is distinguishing yourself from your contemporaries through process, practice and vision. This advanced course helps synthesize the skills you’ve cultivated, and solidify your role as a photographic artist. Through purposeful assignments, as well as thought provoking and inspirational readings, refine your ability to analyze photographs from a technical and creative standpoint. Learn how to write a strong, effective artist’s statement of your personal purpose in photography, putting your identity as an artist into sharp focus. Assignments include preparing and presenting a polished portfolio, investigating next steps to becoming a professional, working photographer, essentials in business practices in different markets (commercial, wedding, portraiture, artistic) as well as further exploration of copyright issues.

Note: Required course for Professional Certificate in Photography. Fully adjustable DSLR or prosumer camera and Creative Cloud Photography Plan required (Lightroom Classic not Lightroom CC). Prerequisite: Must have completed all required courses as well as 10 of the 14 elective units. Course satisfies certificate print requirement.

Course Number: ART-40632
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Photography: Images and Techniques