McComsey Career Development Center
Visual Arts : Photography

Processes, Techniques & Specific Knowledge Areas

    __Alternative processes:
  • Liquid Emulsion
  • Cyanotype
  • Van Dyke Brown
  • Kallitype
  • Gum Bichromate
  • Platinum/Palladium printing

    __Legal issues
  • finances
  • copyright
  • model releases

    __Types of photography:
  • fine art
  • illustrated press
  • industrial
  • advertising
  • fashion
  • political
  • wedding/special event
  • documentary
  • headshots
  • portraiture
  • architecture/interior
  • 3D
  • photo-illustration
  • conservation
  • sports, concerts, etc.
  • nature/outdoor

    __Electronic imaging/scanning/image capture
    __Hard copy digital printing
    __HTML/web design/CD-ROM/DVD-ROM
    __Photo research
    __Slide photography/cataloging
    __Developing/printing black and white film
    __Developing/printing color film
    __Dry mounting/matting/framing
    __Color theory

Materials, Equipment and Technology

    __Types of cameras
  • large format
  • medium format
  • 35 mm
  • digital video
  • pinhole
  • digital

    __Light
  • studio
  • natural
  • incandescent
  • flash
  • strobes

    __Computer programs:
  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Acrobat, After Effects
  • QuarkXPress
  • Apple iMovie
  • Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, Director
  • Fireworks
  • Media 100

    __Large-format film/flatbed/slide scanner
    __Thermal printer
    __Digital drawing tablets
    __Film recorder