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Photography

Digital Photography Bachelor of Science

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Program Overview

The Digital Photography program teaches you composition, lighting, and equipment use, utilizing a digital camera and software. Darkroom techniques, color, and design are explored both on location and in a studio. You’ll develop business skills as you fine-tune your eye for detail. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment such as a digital photographer, industrial photographer, photo lab technician, or photojournalist.
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Students Design Dresses for Little Black Dress Event Students Design Dresses for Little Black Dress Event

(LAS VEGAS, NV December 2015) – Fashion students at The Art Institute of Las Vegas put their spin on the little black dress for the Las Vegas Fashion Council’s 2nd Annual Little Black Dress event, on December 10 at Saks Fifth Avenue in Fashion Show Mall. Students participated in a Little Black Dress competition to win a $500 scholarship towards their education. The event also included a runway show, food, cocktails and raffle prizes. All proceeds from the event went to help fund Dress for Success of Southern Nevada.

The winner of the competition was Azalea Venture, a student in the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design. Her design was a mini-dress with detachable cape and a keyhole cutout neckline.

The Art Institute of Las Vegas is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Las Vegas, 2350 Corporate Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89074 .© 2015 The Art Institutes.  All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu.  

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The Art Institute of Michigan Teams Up with the Rachael Ray Show to Provide Cooking Lessons The Art Institute of Michigan Teams Up with the Rachael Ray Show to Provide Cooking Lessons

The Art Institute of Michigan is teaming up with the Rachael Ray Show to provide cooking lessons to the students enrolled at Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program. During filming of the Rachael Ray Show’s Thanksgiving episode, on Monday, November 16, Ray unveiled a completely renovated kitchen for the students, complete with new appliances and a study space. To help Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program get the most out of this new kitchen, The Art Institute of Michigan is going to provide four lessons/demos on healthy eating and nutrition at the gym throughout the next year. 

Three culinary instructors from The Art Institute of Michigan appeared on the show to announce the gift of the cooking lessons, and the episode will air Wednesday, November 25. In the Detroit area, please tune into WDIV-TV at 2pm. For additional times and channels, visit http://www.rachaelrayshow.com/show-info/showtimes/.

For more information on Downtown Boxing Gym Youth Program, visit http://downtownyouthboxing.org/

Read more about the filming on Detroit Free Press:  http://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/detroit/2015/11/16/rachel-ray-laila-ali-downtown-detroit-boxing-gym/75905200/

The Art Institute of Michigan is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Michigan, 28175 Cabot Drive, Novi, MI 48377. © 2015 The Art Institutes.  All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu.  

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The Art Institute of Las Vegas Culinary Club Raises Funds for Local Charity The Art Institute of Las Vegas Culinary Club Raises Funds for Local Charity

(Las Vegas, October 2015) The culinary club at The Art Institute of Las Vegas  raised nearly $800 to help Three Square, a local charity. Established in 2007 to provide hunger relief, Three Square Food Bank offers wholesome, nutritious food to nonprofit and faith-based organizations, schools and feeding sites that serve a wide range of Southern Nevadans. A national model project inspired by Founder Eric Hilton with a grant provided by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Three Square is a community collaborative partnership with businesses, nonprofit agencies, food distributors, higher education institutions, the Clark County School District, governmental entities, the media and thousands of volunteers to efficiently and effectively work together to serve those in our community struggling with hunger. Three Square currently provides more than 34 million pounds of food and grocery product – the equivalent of more than 28 million meals – per year to more than 1,300 community partners.  Three Square is a member of the Feeding America network of food banks. For additional information, visit www.threesquare.org.


The Art Institute of Las Vegas, a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Las Vegas, a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix, 2350 Corporate Circle, Henderson, NV  89074-7737 © 2015 The Art Institutes.  All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu.  

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The Art Institute of Las Vegas Culinary Director Takes Culinary Tour of Italy The Art Institute of Las Vegas Culinary Director Takes Culinary Tour of Italy

(Las Vegas, October 2015) On September 27, 2015, Chef James Paul from The Art Institute of Las Vegas, a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix, joined culinary faculty from The Art Institutes system of schools across North America to participate in the Umbira Study Tour of Italy, presented by Universita Dei  Sapori (UDS) National Center for Culinary Education and Culture and Umbria Trade Agency.  Along with experiencing the culinary culture Italy, the trip also strengthened The Art Institutes’ relationship with UDS.  

The Umbria study tour was a 4-day tour that introduced participants to the products and foods of Italy.  The tour began at the historical center of Perugia, then onto Scheggino, a tiny town crossed by a maze of charming narrow streets, then to the small town of Trev1 for a workshop on the production and transformation of Protected Designation of Origin (D.O.P), and then onto Florence for a guided tour of the historical center. The remaining two days were dedicated on visiting the Expo Milan 2015.  


The Art Institute of Las Vegas, a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of Las Vegas, a branch of The Art Institute of Phoenix, 2350 Corporate Circle, Henderson, NV  89074-7737 © 2015 The Art Institutes.  All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@aii.edu.  

See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.


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Program Description

Photographers shoot from the hip, with a combination of artistry and technical skills. Photography is all about combining the artistry and the expertise needed to present the images we see in catalogs and newspapers and on web sites. Photographs also capture personal memories in portraiture, wedding, and life’s milestone moments. It involves composition and light, plus a wide array of technical skills, including utilizing digital-imaging software. It all comes together in the areas of commercial photography, electronic imaging, and photojournalism. Whether the work is done in a studio or on the street, the range of photography jobs and venues is impressive. Wherever you land, you will have the opportunity to communicate without saying a word.

At The Art Institute of Las Vegas, you can get your start with the basics: composition, lighting, and the appropriate equipment. From there, you will have the opportunity to learn about color and design, take pictures on location and in a studio, immerse yourself in portraits, advertising projects, as well as editorial and digital–imaging software programs. You can develop your business skills, along with your résumé and interviewing technique. You will also have the opportunity to examine legal concerns, gain an understanding of small-business accounting, and learn the fundamentals of Webpage design by constructing your own personal web site. You will be required to produce an advertising campaign, photographic essays, and shoot conventions, weddings, and portraits. Then, finish up with a comprehensive portfolio that shows perspective employers exactly what you do best.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
• Demonstrate proficiency with professional capture formats
• Apply advanced principles of color management
• Utilize raster-imaging software for image manipulation and output
• Demonstrate proficiency with HTML and motion software for webpage design
• Demonstrate effective communication skills when speaking to a client, model or photographic team
• Work effectively in a team environment while assisting on a photography shoot
• Work effectively in a team environment
• Demonstrate intellectual curiosity
• Define and enrich a concept using the results of a problem solving process
• Exhibit conviction and commitment to quality in all work
• Demonstrate lighting skills in the studio and on location
• Use tungsten and electronic-flash equipment
• Identify and apply basic concepts of running a business
• Develop a sense of business and personal ethics
• Determine a career track
• Demonstrate creativity on demand
• Use acquired skills to define personal style and vision
• Assemble a portfolio
• Explore non-traditional methods of photography and image production
• Develop an understanding of modern critical thought and the effects of photography on society and culture
• Author innovative concepts
• Examine the legal concerns and challenges of professional photography
• Create a business and marketing plan
• Identify and adapt to current market and trends
• Execute concepts to multiple platforms

Entry-Level Career Opportunities
After graduating, students can seek freelance work or own their own studio. They can specialize in news, sports, product, portrait, or fashion, and work in a studio, or at advertising agencies, publishing houses, photo labs, production companies, or at a newspaper or magazine company. Graduates will be prepared for entry-level positions such as assistant studio manager, photographer’s assistant, production assistant, digital retoucher, digital prepress operator, freelance photographer, photographic lab operator, portrait photographer, or wedding photographer.
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