In addition to exploring photography as a means of personal expression, this program prepares individuals for work in a variety of photographic settings including working as a photographer’s assistant, working in a photo lab, starting your own business, and transfer to a four-year art school. Students can tailor the program to their own interests by choosing specialized electives.
The photographic imaging area provides students with access to medium format, large format, and digital cameras, lighting equipment, and image production facilities that represent the highest industry standards. The hands-on learning environment found in all classes provides one-on-one contact with instructors in addition to a dynamic, interactive learning experience created among students. Assignments are completed either individually or collaboratively in small groups, which encourages support and a noncompetitive atmosphere.
Photography Study Abroad in Spain — Summer 2018
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Brilliant and enigmatic, Spain offers unparalleled opportunities to learn how to see creatively through the study of photography and design. Inspired by the people and charm of one of the world’s oldest, most influential modern cultures, students learn to develop a personal photographic vision to breathe meaning and metaphor into their images. Led by WCC Digital Media Arts Professional Photography Faculty, Don Werthmann, this immersive 18-day, study abroad experience includes enrollment in the 3-credit course Digital Photography Abroad and the completion of coursework in the cities of Segovia, Oviedo, & Bilbao, Spain.
The $2,550 [USD] Package Price Includes: six-night, single-occupant room and shared bath at homestay in Segovia with two meals per day; six-night, single-occupant dorm and private bath with one meal per day in Oviedo; one-night, dual-occupant hotel with one meal in Los Picos de Europa area; two-night, single-occupant dorm and private bath in Bilbao; one-night, dual-occupant hotel in Madrid. Five class meals, ground transportation [bus, subway, train, taxi] to each campus, photography field sessions, and Sofia Reina & Guggenheim Art Museum admission costs. Insurance. Camera equipment and portable computer with software available for the trip duration. Airfare, Tuition & Related Fees, and other costs are NOT included.