Keeping up-to-date on the latest hardware and software will help you stay competitive and creative.
Camera Requirements for Photography students
There are many good choices of cameras; we suggest a few specific models based on our experience and feedback from both professionals and students.
Canon EOS Rebel Digital T5 18.0 Megapixel.
Nikon D3200 SLR Digital Camera.
In general, any digital camera that is in good working order and no more than 2 to 3 years old may be adequate. Here are the basic requirements:
When shopping for a camera, you may also want to consider:
Computer Requirements for Photo students are:
Minimum configuration for computer:
Recommended configuration for computer:
Minimum Required software for Illustration:
Check to see if your renters insurance will cover accidental damage, or contact these companies:
Please contact Photo Faculty or Academic computing before using alternatives.
Contact your advisor or Academic Computing if you have any questions.
Visit the Technology Requirements page for the complete list of computer and technology requirements by department.
Chair, Assistant Professor of Photography
Interim Director, MFA in Visual Arts
Book Art Minor
All Art and Design Majors and Minors
Photography Foundation Year
Photography Student Work
Liberal Arts and General Education
Documenting Mexico - A BFA Photo Travel Course
Art History Technology Requirements
Design Technology Requirements
Digital Filmmaking Technology Requirements
Fine Arts Technology Requirements
Illustration Technology Requirements
Photography Technology Requirements
Animation and Motion Media
Design for User Experience (online)
BFA and Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Teacher of Visual Art
All Undergraduate Minors
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One-Year Cost: Part-Time
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