University of Technology Sydney

80042 Photography and Seeing Light




This subject explores light as fundamentally plastic, or manipulable, through a combination of studio practice, technical theory and photographic history. The manner in which light can be controlled to create different moods and atmospheres and the impact this has on the communicative aspects of the photograph is a central feature of study. Students further develop their understanding of lighting contrast ratios through the use of a range of ambient and studio flash light sources as well as explore a variety of lighting techniques.

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Autumn session, City campus

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