Commercial Photography - BFA

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In today's media-driven society, the demand for photography and video production is at its highest. The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography - Commercial Photography Concentration provides students with technical and visual literacy skills through coursework with a strong industry focus. The photography program specifically covers the elements of photographic theory with an emphasis on practice and craft that enables students to enter the commercial marketplace and succeed as photographers, videographers, video editors, producers, stylists, image retouchers, and photo editors.

The course of study provides a solid foundation in commercial digital imaging, digital workflow, video production, lighting, and medium and large format cameras. You will work on assignments in a wide variety of areas including portraiture, editorial, fashion, product, architecture, advertising, wedding, location lighting, studio lighting, documentary, video production, and narrative construction. You will be able to meet professionals in the field who provide important connections for internships and careers after graduation.

Our students have won numerous awards in national and international photography and video contests, including first place in the Photographer Forums photography contest and third place in Nikon’s Everyday Cinema contest.