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Digital Portfolio Studio

Operations and teaching are online. Current and prospective students: please visit our COVID-19 Updates pages. Faculty and staff are available via email.
Digital Portfolio Studio

COVID-19 Update

During the COVID-19 crisis, workshops will be offered via Zoom conferences - please see this calendar for current offerings.

The DPS is closed to student use during autumn quarter 2020. DPS staff, however, will provide photography services to students needing to have their work documented. This will allow scheduled, once weekly photography of up to three pieces, with a one-week turnaround.

Digital files will be provided after work(s) have been photographed. Standard fees for a one-hour time block will be required and reservations can be made online (see below).

Reservations

Use the online reservation system to reserve a time slot. View current DPS availability.

Advance reservations are highly recommended, especially near the end of a quarter.

Fee Payment

There is a $5 lab fee for each one-hour time block.


About

The Digital Portfolio Studio (DPS) provides equipment for School students to migrate their work into the professional environment. It is located in room 021 in the basement of the Art Building.

Using the DPS

Students must sign a use agreement before their first reservation is made. All rules are explained in the use agreement. Equipment is for use only in the DPS during normal operating hours.

Reservations

Use the online reservation system to reserve a time slot. View current DPS availability.

Advance reservations are highly recommended, especially near the end of a quarter.

Fee Payment

There is a $5 lab fee for each one-hour time block.

Payment can be made in person in room 102 in the Art Building or online below [button temporarily removed].

Bring proof of payment to lab staff in room 023 when coming for your appointment - this can be an email receipt or paper copy from the main office in room 102.

Equipment

There are four workstations available:

  • Copystand for smaller, flat work
  • Tabletops with background material for small, 3D work
  • Tented tabletop to control reflection for glass and metal work
  • Large space for large flat and 3D work

Tripods, lighting, and a digital SLR camera are provided.

There is also an Apple iMac workstation for transferring your files from the camera's media card to your external drive or email.

Assistance

Students using the DPS are provided with limited assistance from staff to learn how to use the equipment. Periodic workshops will provide students with strategies and resources for pulling together their work into a professional presentation. Workshops are advertised each quarter.

Faculty Usage

The photography workstations and equipment are primarily for the use of School students. Student reservations take priority, and faculty who wish to use the equipment for teaching or personal use, whether in person or via their assistants, may do so only on a walk-in basis and standard usage fees will apply.

Space Type: 
Technology + Equipment

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