Photo Schools & Classes: Indiana  

Bloomington
1201 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, Indiana - IN47405

Continuing a tradition of leadership in photographic education, the program in Photography at Indiana University offers an opportunity for talented and committed individuals to advance their photographic work in an environment of intensive interaction with a select group of peers. The study in Photography balances a central insight and verbal articulation. The program goes about these objectives in a combination of ways. Graduate students are given fully furnished individual darkrooms in the recently remodeled Photography area. The Photography program is supplemented by a series of visiting artists. In the past few years, Jonathan Green, Joel-Peter Witkin, Emmet Gowin, Tony Medoza, Bea Nettles, Jerry Uelsmann, Carrie Mae Weems, Andres Serrano, and Manual among others, have worked with graduate students.

 
Indianapolis
3500 Depauw Blvd., Suite 1010
Indianapolis, Indiana - IN46268

Students at The Art Institute of Indianapolis can learn digital photography through the Digital Photography program. Individuals who want to learn digital photography are creative, imaginative, and detail oriented. To properly learn digital photography, instructors stress hands-on learning. Students have an opportunity to learn digital photography using industry-related technology and equipment. Because digital photographers work with a diverse subject matter and many types of people, students can learn digital photography best while working in teams. Part of how they learn digital photography at The Art Institute of Indianapolis also includes an emphasis on communication and business skills.

The Art Institute of Indianapolis offers a Digital Photography degree program for creative, imaginative students. As they pursue a Digital Photography degree, students can learn technical and design skills. As they learn digital photography, students have an opportunity to take courses on topics like lighting, photojournalism, and darkroom techniques. Instructors bring their real-world industry experience into the classroom to help students learn digital photography. Graduates of the program are prepared to pursue entry-level jobs like photographer, studio photographer, and catalog photographer. The Art Institute of Indianapolis also offers a bachelorís level Digital Photography Degree program where students can learn digital photography.

 
Indianapolis
735 W. New York St.
Indianapolis, Indiana - IN46202
If you become a student in the Photography program at Herron, you will explore the mediumís versatility as well as its ongoing ability to influence and provoke the viewer.

You will receive a thorough education in the history of this art form as well as instruction in all the relevant technology and techniques. Traditional wet printing techniques in black-and-white and color photography form a foundation for the departmentís introduction to photographic imaging. Time-based and digital media are incorporated in the intermediate and advanced classes encouraging a cross-interdisciplinary approach to the photographic medium. This methodology is integral to the departmentís approach to visual literacy in contemporary photography, placing emphasis on your personal growth and your conceptual and aesthetic development.

You will encounter a hands-on approach at learning technical facility in mechanical areas, as well as a thorough understanding of photographyís place in history and its different forms and applications. Primarily through the production of artworks, as well as through lectures, demonstrations, and readings, you will master the technical and conceptual aspects of the medium. Fine art photographers who work in a wide variety of genres are studied while students become acquainted with the position of photography in contemporary art. Faculty members are dedicated to their own professional development and set high standards for the departmentís curriculum.
 
Notre Dame
306 Riley Hall of Art & Design
Notre Dame, Indiana - IN46556

Images will arguably be the most important documents of the 21st century, operating at the intersection of communication, commerce and culture. The MFA program educates students to be critically skilled, visually literate and creatively prepared for a world where photography, video and streaming media are responsible for much of our visual knowledge. The program encourages student initiatives in research and teaching that seek new paradigms of literacy through a critical and creative exploration of emerging forms of image making. The interdisciplinary structure of the curriculum encourages students to explore a range of related media in pursuit of their creative objectives.

The MFA program is a three-year fine arts curriculum in which photography students formally interact with other graduate students in the department through visiting artist seminars, contemporary history and criticism classes, exhibitions, critiques and studio practice. All students acquire undergraduate teaching experience over three years. Proficiencies in digital still and video technologies are expected while traditional darkroom processes remain a valuable creative component to the program.

 
 
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