Tompkins Cortland Community College

ART 255 - Lighting Principles

This course introduces studio lighting as a tool to produce unique, creative photographs in a studio environment and on-site locations. Assignments include lighting for portraiture, still life, and architectural spaces. Techniques studied include studio strobes, on-camera flash, digital camera functions, optimizing images in Photoshop, and analysis and discussion of the masters of studio lighting. A digital camera is required. Prerequisite: ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121 and 122 if required by placement testing; MATH 090 and RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; prior completion of ART 111 or permission of the instructor. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab) Spring semesters.