Photography

Does the Art Department offer photography courses?

Yes, we offer a large number of photography courses including:

What equipment is available to photography students?

Our state of the art lab/studio/darkrooms have:

  • 24 enlarger black and white darkroom with 35mm to medium format capability (10 stations up to 4x5)
  • 7 individual enlarging rooms - All color/black and white equipped and formats from 35mm to 4x5 capable
  • A unique workroom/lab devoted to alternative (antique) processing, color printing and Polaroid transfers
  • Color print processor up to 16x20 prints
  • Complete studio lighting equipment including bot strobe and quartz lights
  • Large format loaner cameras for use in the advanced studio lighting and large format class
  • A separate Mac lab for digital classes
    • 24 iMac computers with monitors that are calibrated regularly
    • 2 Epson Stylus Pro 4800 ink jet printers
    • 2 HP laser printers - one color and one B&W tabloid size
    • 2 Epson 4990 photo/film scanners
    • 1 Nikon Coolscan 5000 scanner and slide feeder
  • Open studio/lab time available to both traditional (wet) photography and digital photography students

What are students working on in your photography classes?

See examples of Beginning Photography students' work and Digital Photography students' work.

Who teaches photography courses?

What job opportunities are available to photography majors?

Students who earn a degree in photography work as:

  • Photojournalists
  • Freelance photographers
  • Photographers in agencies, studios, and auction houses
  • Photography teachers