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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: $877.09* (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 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 11 Sep 2018-13 Nov 2018
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 20 Oct 2018-20 Oct 2018
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 03 Nov 2018-03 Nov 2018
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Tuesday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 15 Jan 2019-19 Mar 2019
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 02 Mar 2019-02 Mar 2019
and Saturday9:00 AM - 5:30 PM 09 Mar 2019-09 Mar 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2019 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
Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday
and Saturday
6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.
09 May 2019 - 06 Jun 2019
25 May 2019 - 25 May 2019
01 Jun 2019 - 01 Jun 2019

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