PH 371 - Professional Strategies for Photographers

This seminar course explores pre and post-graduation strategies and professional skills for photographers. Discussions will include setting goals, time management, ethics, web presence, social media skills, grants and fellowships, artist residencies, networking and conferences, applying to internships and jobs, portfolio review events, and exhibiting in galleries, museums, and alternative spaces. We will discuss freelance business skills, such as quoting jobs, negotiating, copyright, licensing, pricing structures, invoicing, and tax responsibilities. The course includes lectures, practical exercises, packet-building, guest speakers, field trips, and attendance at Career Development workshops. In addition to other coursework, each student will complete a branded website and submit applications for external opportunities. It is advised to schedule this course during Junior year. Enrollment Requirements: Photo Majors and Concentrators only.
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