Become familiar with the principles of photographic design and enhance your ability to make portraits, sports photos and images of everyday life.
Award-winning photographer Daniel Kramer introduces you to photographic design and shares the art and practice of making good photographs. Learn to apply principles to capture better portraits, sports photos and images of everyday life. This course includes group critiques of student work. One class features a guest critic from the Houston photography community. Another class includes a visit to a local photo exhibition. Before taking this class, you should complete The Basics of Photography or a similar introductory photography course; or you should be familiar with basic camera operation and photography principles.
Daniel Kramer, M.F.A., is a photographer who has worked for Sports Illustrated, Reuters, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal. His photojournalism has won numerous awards, including six first-place Photo Package Awards from the Houston Press Club. As an actively exhibiting fine art photographer, Mr. Kramer’s work has been shown locally, nationally and internationally and appears in permanent collections at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Phoenix Art Museum; and the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. He holds a master’s degree of fine arts in documentary photojournalism from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
Term: Fall 2018
Start Date: Sept. 27, 2018
End Date: Nov. 15, 2018
Schedule: 7-9 p.m.
Length: Eight Thursdays (including off-campus field trip)