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Professional Photography

Professional Photography

All Pro classes will be Online with Pro lighting and grip to check out and tons of support!

We are providing the lighting and grip you need for the Pro classes to make a great online experience. We will supply LED lights with barn doors, softbox, ring lights stands, tripod, gels, diffusion, tape, clamps, carrying bag, big black & white cards, and 5 colors of seamless paper. With your Laney ID you will be able to check this gear out to set up at home. You will get expert instruction from working professionals in our classes live via Zoom and support via text, email, short video or phone to help you along.

 

Photo-74: Introduction to Professional Photography

Course Number: PHOTO 74 A, B
Units: 3
Class: 1-hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: Photo 71 or by instructor permission.

Description: Beginning professional-level DSLR capture and digital processing. Refine critical color and exposure techniques through a deeper understanding of light properties and qualities. Strengthen camera capture skills, integrating fundamental techniques for ambient and continuous light sources with an introduction to strobes. Develop basic set building and photo production for portraiture, editorial, event, and tabletop products. Introduction to commercial assignments. 

Instructor: Michael Mejia   mmejia@peralta.edu

 

Photo-75: Intermediate Professional Photography

Course Number: PHOTO 75 A, B
Units: 3
Class: 1-hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: Photo 74 A or by instructor permission

Description: Intermediate professional-level DSLR capture and digital processing. Employ critical color and exposure techniques and strengthen camera capture skills with mixed light sources; ambient, continuous, and strobe. Refine set building and photo production for portraiture, editorial, event, and tabletop products. Continuation of development of commercial assignment execution. Introduction to business practices, marketing, and customer service. 

Instructor: Franklin Avery

 

Photo-76: Advanced Professional Photography

Course Number: PHOTO 76 A, B
Units: 3
Class: 1-hour lecture, 3 hours laboratory
Prerequisite: Photo 75 A or by instructor permission

Description: Development of Advanced commercial camera skills, set building and lighting in the studio and on location for advertising, portraiture, editorial, event, tabletop, fashion and sports photography. Advanced and enriched image production through in-camera capture and the digital process. Continue to develop commercial assignment execution, business practices, marketing, and customer service. 

Instructor: Franklin Avery

 

Questions? Michael Mejia, Chair
Email: mmejia@peralta.edu
Cell: 510 541 7880