2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IPHOT 4660 Advanced Commercial Projects

This course covers the practical, professional, and business aspects of a functioning, professional photography studio through individual and group projects and jobs. Through simulated and actual jobs and projects, students will collaborate to make a variety of work that draws inspiration from current marketing and trends. Practical topics to be examined include: basics of studio photography equipment, materials, facility, personnel; portfolio; supportive and self-employment: pros & cons; bookkeeping/computer databases; law and ethics, and other subject matter. Included in the various discussions are guest photographers and people in the industry.