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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDFP 381</span>

CDFP 381 Advanced Fashion Photography

Certificate and Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area

Prerequisite(s): CDFP 329
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $827.41* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)

This advanced workshop format course is for the serious fashion photographer. Students must have advanced camera, lighting, and Photoshop or Lightroom knowledge. They will be introduced to fashion styles and trends through both lighting and shooting. Industry standards and sources for selling and exhibiting fashion photographs will also be addressed. Under the instructor's guidance, students will work with models and make-up artists. Student work will be discussed in group critique sessions. Equivalent to one Professional elective from Table I (see Undergraduate Program Calendar).

Note: A prerequisite may be waived if the student has specific professional experience. Registered certificate program students who do not have the prerequisite and who wish to take this course must contact the instructor, Struan, at ( or Dennis Miles, Academic Coordinator, at for more information.

To find out more about your instructor, see the Photography instructor biographies.

Students must have a DSLR camera with lenses ranging from 35mm to 105mm, a light meter, and a radio slave unit. They should also bring their laptops to class.

Sample Classroom Course Outline

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 13 Sep 2016-15 Nov 2016
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 22 Oct 2016-22 Oct 2016
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 05 Nov 2016-05 Nov 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 17 Jan 2017-21 Mar 2017
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 04 Mar 2017-04 Mar 2017
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 11 Mar 2017-11 Mar 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.Due to Congress 2017 taking place on campus, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School on campus classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Distance Education courses will not be affected. There are a few other exceptions that will run through Congress week. Please visit Congress 2017 – Chang School Exceptions page for more information and for the complete list of Chang School exceptions..
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday
6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
16 May 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
03 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017

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