The photography area prepares students for both artistic expression and commercial application. The basic courses provide a good foundation in the fundamental technical skills, both digital and traditional processes. All of our courses stress the image-making concepts essential for photographic excellence. Advanced courses include: Professional Techniques (emphasis on lighting), Digital Color, Large-Format Photography, Alternative Methods (experimental approaches to photography) and Advanced Problems in Photography—the class where students choose their own projects. Our facilities include: digital imaging classroom, multiple darkrooms, and a lighting studio. All are outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment.