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Samy Acosta
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Photoshop, Illustrator, Photography, Photo Edittion

Bio

Samy is a New York based Photographer and Graphic Designer. He was born in the Dominican Republic and left as teen to pursue his education. He currently lives and works in New York City.

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COMD2327 D188 Typographic Design II, FA2016

COMD2327 D188 Typographic Design II, FA2016

This course introduces a variety of basic layouts and formats, building technical and practical fluency in setting and working with type for both print and screen. This course further explores topics learned in COMD 1167 Type and Media, such as typeface selection and the use of the typographical grids. Problem-solving for most common typographical problems is discussed.

COMD 2330 Digital Photography

COMD 2330 Digital Photography

This course will explore the foundational concepts of light and exposure in photography. Students will develop visual literacy as well as framing and compositional skills. Students will become acquainted with a wide range of contemporary photographers and gain an understanding of how photographic style transforms subject matter into meaning. Using professional lighting equipment and cameras, the student will gain hands-on experience capturing digital images in the studio as well as on location. Students will also learn professional methods and software to manage, process and print digital images.

ENG3771 (Sec E280): Advanced Career Writing, Spring 2015

ENG3771 (Sec E280): Advanced Career Writing, Spring 2015

Catalog Description: “An advanced composition course emphasizing writing used in business and industry. The course will focus on business letters, memos, minutes, process papers, and reports.” English 3771, Advanced Career Writing, will provide you with the opportunity to improve your ability to write business documents through applied study and critique. You will develop the knowledge, skills, and processes necessary to compose documents under constraints typically found in the workplace. You will be evaluated throughout the process of researching, organizing, writing, revising, and presenting your documents.

ENG2150 Women Writers Spring2014

ENG2150 Women Writers Spring2014

An introduction to women writers.

Publication Media – Fall 2012

Publication Media – Fall 2012

Students learn basic typography and page assembly techniques including elements, measurements, fonts, settings and configurations, proof-reading mark-ups and corrections, altered file naming conventions and storage organizations. The course also emphasizes the proper use of keyboard controls and the relationship of type to page assembly. Students learn to use industry standard software such as InDesign on the Macintosh operating system. In addition there will be an emphasis on student mastery of industry terminology. 2 class hours, 2 lab hours, 3 credits

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