Exploring Photographic Portraiture

Parsons School of Design: Parsons First Year

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Exploring Photo Portraiture

Spring 2023

Taught By: Barbara Bordnick

Section: A

CRN: 2811

Credits: 3

This class explores the history of portraiture, the traditional versus the non-traditional in portraiture, and what a portrait can be and say. Students are introduced to working with natural and existing light to create portraits as well as the theory and practice of portraiture on location and in a variety of contexts. Practical assignments are given to help students understand how to problem solve technically and conceptually. The course consists of lectures, assignments and critiques. Students are expected to complete assigned readings and exercises, a final photographic project and a class presentation.

Open to: Parsons First Year students, and others, space provided.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Parsons First Year (PUFY)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:58pm 8/16/2022 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: Parsons 2 W 13th

Room: 311

Date Range: 1/27/2023 - 5/12/2023