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Spring 2010 Course Catalog 
Spring 2010 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 140 - Portrait Photography I

3 credits

A survey and practical introduction to the history, craft, aesthetics, and psychology of portraiture in the photographic medium. Lectures, demonstrations, slide and video presentations, student exercises, and critiques impart theoretical and practical knowledge of many portrait styles, including formal and informal studio portraits, environmental, and documentary work. Students work with natural, tungsten, and electronic flash light sources and learn to make and use a variety of reflectors and other lighting accessories. Center for the Arts, White Plains.Photography courses require that students supply their own cameras and materials. Those on a budget should call the Center for the Arts in advance for a detailed list of supplies: 914-606-7500.Class Hours: 3Offered fall semester.