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Foto Fridays

The Creative Services department will be conducting photo shoots every Friday featuring Columbia students. This photo series will reflect the lifestyle, energy, vibrancy, and creativity of Columbia student life. Photography will be used for print, environmental, and web applications in the college’s marketing efforts.

If you are an energetic student who rocks your style, read below for more information or contact Jehan Abon at jabon@colum.edu.



  • currently enrolled student
  • GPA is 3.0 and above

Preparing for the shoot

  • complete “This is My Columbia Story” questionnaire and submit to Jehan Abon at jabon@colum.edu
  • the shoot should last approximately 1 hour
  • location of shoot will vary for each student and will be determined in collaboration with the student and photographer
  • do not wear clothing with logos or words
  • wear colorful clothing

Scheduling the shoot

Once you have submitted your "This is My Columbia Story" questionnaire, the photographer will contact you to schedule your photo shoot and discuss the location for the shoot.

Please Note: These photos will be used for college wide marketing purposes. While we welcome input by participating students, please be mindful that the art direction is the responsibility of a staff member from Creative Services or the photographer. Those individuals will make sure the look and feel of the images align with the established brand aesthetic. Students who are seeking photography for personal use should contact the Portfolio Center.