- Bachelor of Science in Photography
- minor in photography
The NAU Photography program offers a broad technical sequence of photographic educational experience. The program is located within range of seven major national parks in Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Colorado and Nevada, near cultures of Native American tribes, Mexican Americans, and western Americans within urban and rural areas. Flagstaff, Arizona has been a major center of photography since the late 1800’s. The Photography program offers refinement of technical, conceptual and aesthetic expression within this vast area of social, cultural and geographical context. Northern Arizona experiences all four seasons, with snow, rain, wind with their atmospheric conditions.
Photography is a continuously changing technology and we prepare students to solve and adapt to the professional standards of photographic communication and industries. The program provides technical sequence instruction in digital camera, intermediate workflow, file archiving, Photoshop, portraiture, studio and location lighting, corporate, portfolio development, multimedia and file preparation for printing and the web.
The program uses Apple Mac Pro computers, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Apple Final Cut Pro, other evolving professional software applications, Profoto and Speedotron lighting equipment within two professional quality studios. Our program honors individual expression, creativity, and the autonomy of the maturing photographer.
- Professional photographer / freelance
- Private business in photography
- Corporate photography / non-profit agencies
- Advertising and commercial illustration
- Law enforcement / evidence photography
- Digital imaging, still and film industries
- Photographic Education
For more information, visit the academic catalog or contact Professor Minkler: