Use your creative genius and your eye for photography to create an appealing movie poster that will serve as your introduction to the class. The story line is wide open, but you need to be a main character in this movie, so it should involve a self-portrait. Check out these examples from Andrea Hernandez, former BYU-Idaho student, who creates a movie poster every year to send out as her family Christmas card! Isn't that an awesome idea?Read More
Graduate portraits just may be the one of the easiest shoots to secure when you start putting your name out there. It is a milestone event that people naturally want to celebrate and getting awesome portraits is part of the graduation experience, whether it be high school or college.Read More
Shooting fashion is a blast, and really adds some pro power to your portfolio. Separate yourself from the masses by adding fashion photography to your website. Find a gorgeous model, dress them well, and be sure to do some great hair and makeup. Then who knows, you may just find yourself shooting for fashion magazines or Hollywood stars.Read More
Roll out the red carpet for your clients and entice them into making an investment in professional portraiture. Experiment with new portrait types, so you can find your best income niche. Choose from: Newborn/Children, Engagement, Bridal/Wedding, Family/Retired, Makeover, Sports/Talent. We will do Grads, Fashion, Corporate/Lg. Group on our excursions.Read More
It's time to get creative, go outside the box and show off your bad skills! Choose a project from Group A: Cinemagraph; Scanart; Story Montage. Then choose a project from Group B: Caricature; Photo Mosaic; Watercolor. You may also repeat this project for extra credit, if you want to try two more of these projects.Read More
Take a closer look at your surroundings and you will discover a whole world in miniature. Try a self-assignment where you find an interesting location, then take photos only within a 10-foot radius. You will see insects, textures and colors you have never before noticed. Water drops are fun to photograph in macro because they reflect their environment and serve as a mini fisheye lens.Read More
Corporate photography is another way to expand your professional offerings, and produce a steady income. You can be creative if the client is game for it. Posing large group photos (more than 8) can try your patience, but remember the cash cow is with the several smaller sub-groups which give you an opportunity for more portraits at the same time.Read More
Try something outside your comfort zone for your second full client shoot. You can do a third one as extra credit. Choose from: Newborn/Children, Engagement, Bridal/Wedding, Family/Retired, Makeover, Sports/Talent. We will do Grads, Fashion, Corporate/Lg. Group on our excursions.Read More
Course entry by permission of Prof. Caryn Esplin, upon successful completion of Comm 300 Digital Imaging.
Launch a professional career by expanding your creative skills with these photoart projects that will set you apart from the crowd. We will complete light painting, macro, food and product photography on our weekend photo excursions. Click here and let your imagination run wild!
Pamper your clients with professional portraiture offerings by practicing with our models on the weekend photo excursions. Then choose from a variety of portrait offerings to fit your style and secure three of your own full client sessions. Click here and start booking your sessions.