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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: $851.88* (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 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 12 Sep 2017-14 Nov 2017
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 21 Oct 2017-21 Oct 2017
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 04 Nov 2017-04 Nov 2017
Winter 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 16 Jan 2018-20 Mar 2018
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 03 Mar 2018-03 Mar 2018
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 10 Mar 2018-10 Mar 2018
Spring/Summer 2018
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 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.

The last date to enrol in all Mid-Spring/Summer courses (beginning the week of June 25, 2018) is June 30, 2018. This deadline applies to all Mid-Spring/Summer courses, including those for which students have until the third class to enrol in other terms. Please note that no exceptions can be made for requests to enrol in Mid-Spring/Summer courses after the June 30, 2018 deadline.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday
and Saturday
6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
10 May 2018 - 07 Jun 2018
26 May 2018 - 26 May 2018
02 Jun 2018 - 02 Jun 2018

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