DISCUSSION: When does a portrait become performative? Is the studio like a stage? We will discuss the effect the studio has on the portrait. Short presentation on studio oriented photographers.
STUDIO: Students will be introduced to methods of lighting and studio set up, as well as alternative tools for implementing lighting, backdrops, in-camera tonal changes, etc.
ASSIGNMENT: Students will be assigned to make 2 “studio style” photographs (outside of class) using processes learned in class.