The Figure in Photography

In this course students will survey past and current approaches to depicting the human form, highlighting the many ways in which the figure has been and continues to be at the center of visual arts. Participants will discuss examples with contextual and ethical considerations to understand the evolution of the genre and its current variations. Avoiding stereotypes and exploitation when working with subject, students will be tasked to create empowering images through weekly assignments.

Registration & Fees: $385
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Suggested classes to continue education:
  • Seminar
  • Fine Art Printing
  • History of Photography
  • Deconstructing the Photograph



Early enrollment starts Wednesday, November 28th – HCP members only.
Registration for the general public opens Wednesday, December 5th at noon.




Class meets five Wednesdays:
April 10th, 17th, 24th, May 1st & 8th
1:00PM - 4:00PM



What to Bring to Class

Digital Camera with 'Manual' Mode
Camera Manual
Flash Drive
Pen & Paper


Jan Rattia