Commercial Photography

Students obtain skills in film processing, darkroom procedures, studio shooting techniques, camera techniques, photographic history, presentation skills and digital imaging. Portfolio development enables students to apply for employment, scholarships and college admission.

Students will publicly display work at the Central Campus Student Art Exhibit and other exhibitions. It is recommended, but not required, that students have a 35mm film camera with manual options.

Prerequisites: minimum of 2.5 GPA or a B in two of the following courses: Art 1, Art 2, other art classes, Photography, Multimedia or other related computer class.

Grades: 11-12

High School credit: .5 credit per block each semester

May earn DMACC credit as follows:

Year One:
ART 184 Principles of Photography 3 credits (F)
ART 186 Principals of Digital Photo 3 credits (S)
SDV 164 Electronic Portfolio 2 credits (S)

Year Two:
ART 292 Studio Photography 3 credits (F)
ART 225 Photoshop for Photography 3 credits (S)