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The Art & Business of Photography

Art and business photography

This course is a thorough and hands-on training in various fields of photography related to commercial and artistic photography. Each class will cover a different topic, including architectural photography, still life, and abstract photography, as well as a through guidance into the business of photography. Course will include the practicalities of the business of photography including the basics of copyright, release samples for various purposes, portfolio creation, and publishing. This course is highly recommended for anyone who will publish their work whether it's on a personal website or to a broader audience.

This course may qualify for free studio meetups.

Available versions:

  • 9 sessions. Includes exhibition.
  • 5 sessions. Optional exhibition.

Requirements: A digital camera with manual settings.

Level of Knowledge Assumed: Digital Photography II or equivalent. Students must know how to operate camera in full manual mode (aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and meter) and know the basics of composition, depth of field, lighting, and have practical shooting experience.

Course Structure Suggestion: beginner courses (Photo I, Landscape I) → Intermediate courses (Studio & Lighting, Portrait, Wedding, Creative Photography) → The Art & Business of Photography.

Note: Should the assigned instructor become suddenly unavailable, we'll allocate a substitute.

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1 Free Make up class per course. And,
Free 24-hour cancellation.

Each course comes with 1 Free make up class - schedule your makeup class hassle-free anytime. And free 24-hour cancellation.


New dates Jan-Jun will be posted in Nov 21! Save $50 with a Gift card now.

The Art & Business of Photography (5 Sessions): Dec 04-Dec 18, Mondays & Wednesdays 2:50 PM-5:50 PM. Intensive! New!

Instructor: M.Q. View Bio.

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Full fee: $445.00
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