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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDFP 382</span>

CDFP 382 Advanced Portrait Photography


Certificate and Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Prerequisite(s): CDFP 329
Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $731.44* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


This workshop format course is for the serious amateur or aspiring professional portrait photographer. It is an advanced course concerned with an in-depth look at portrait photography. Emphasis will be on developing and refining your techniques in a variety of settings and lighting conditions. Projects will examine critical and aesthetic issues in portrait photography from singles to large groups, under studio and location settings. Both traditional and digital photography will be covered. Equivalent to one Professionally Related elective in Image Arts 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 Academic Coordinator, Dennis Miles, at dmiles@ryerson.ca 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 (if using film), and a radio slave unit or flash sync cord. Those shooting digitally should also bring their laptops to class.

Fall 2017
Enrolment for Fall 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.
Classroom Delivery Option
Thursday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.14 Sep 2017 - 14 Dec 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for Winter 2018 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.
Classroom Delivery Option
Thursday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.18 Jan 2018 - 19 Apr 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
This term is not yet open for enrolment via the Shopping Cart. Priority enrolment for certificate students for this term begins on February 12, 2018. Regular enrolment begins on February 26, 2018.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Spring/Summer 2018.

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