Lighting for the Camera

DGM 6520 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Emphasizes essential lighting theory and techniques. Understanding lighting is the key to a professional photographic or video shoot. Topics include lighting equipment; lighting sources and arrangement; color temperature; lighting for indoor, outdoor, and location shooting; as well as the editorial use of lighting to create tone and communicate narrative. Offers students an opportunity to create projects in different lighting environments and for different purposes to experience a wide range of lighting problems and solutions.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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