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The Contemporary Portrait

Course No. PHV 228-328-428  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Nancy McEntee
Prerequisite(s) Photo 1: Introduction to Photography | Fundamentals of Studio Lighting

This course is an exploration of contemporary approaches to portraiture and its relation to the historical photographic portrait. Analysis of both simple and complex photographic identities and real and invented realities are investigated. Photographic assignments, readings and discussions lead to a better understanding of the student’s individual approach to the portrait and their unique relationship with the subject. Practical applications of photographic portraiture will also be discussed. Prerequisites: PHV 295 Photo I: Intro to Photography; PHV 292 Fundamentals of Studio Lighting, or instructor signature. Open Studio elective.

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Join us for a lecture series inspired by the 2021 Summer Reading, On Looking by Alexandra Horowitz.

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Joseph Minek

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Joseph received his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Photography & Film from Virginia Commonwealth Universit...more

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