PHO 269 Business of Photography

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092 or ENG 090

Presents a guide to freelance work and a study of business practices and procedures and models unique to a career in photography. Discussion includes determining price structures, examining the world of stock photography and art festivals, required equipment and studio needs, business forms, business planning, tax structure, licenses and registration, self-promotion (résumé, website, portfolio, post-card mailers, and business identity package). Course may include visits by professionals in the field and discussion of career opportunities in a quickly changing career field.