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Hone Your Photography Skills

SRU's BFA in Photography explores both digital and analog approaches

Art BFA: Photography

Offered by: Art

The BFA in Art with Concentration in Photography provides students with both digital and analog opportunities to explore various genres of photography. Each semester, fine art photography will be underscored while also learning about a different photographic branch such as: Portrait, Product, Fashion, Narrative, Public art, or Documentary/Photojournalism. Importance will be placed upon individual expression and portfolio development.

Why Choose the BFA in Photography?

The BFA in Art with Concentration in Photography is for talented and creative individuals interested in enhancing photographic skills and lighting techniques to improve their visual and artistic prowess. Students gain a broad understanding of photography and develop the flexibility and adaptability to apply their skills to artistic and applied vocational directions.

What Will You Learn?

Through the BFA in Art with Concentration in Photography, students will learn a variety of professional, industry-standard lighting and compositional styles. Students will enhance Photoshop and darkroom skill. Mastery of visual concepts and the exploration of individually-focused content will aid in the development of personal artistic vision.

Careers In Photography

The opportunity to explore new tools, styles, and directions attracts creative and innovative artists to Photography. The field is diverse and expansive. Photography can be applied in an extensive range of visual situations and directions. The understanding of photographic genres and the creative application of these styles and processes to visual problems can lead to opportunities in a variety of vocations and fields including:

  • Portrait Photography
  • Wedding Photography
  • Documentary Photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Scientific Photography
  • Stock Photography
  • Advertising

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