Facilities & Equipment

Advanced Facilities —designed to enable new levels of learning

NESOP provides approximately 15,000 square feet of facilities set in a vibrant and convenient Waltham location. Our facilities offer open bay and semi-private studios, extensive digital imaging classrooms and labs, traditional classrooms and darkrooms, the Garner Center for Photographic Exhibitions and more.

Equipment

NESOP stocks professional photographic equipment - you learn using the same equipment currently used in the industry and equipment and software you will use in your career. Among the wide range of industry-standard gear, we offer cameras ranging from 35mm to 8x10, computers outfitted to meet the demands of today’s imaging industry, specialized lighting, and a full range of imaging equipment to accommodate today's student needs.
Located at 274 Moody St., students will find throughout the school industry standard, professional photographic equipment, semi-private portrait studios, and open bay studios that are adjustable/expandable to allow for use in product and tabletop assignments as well as portraits and fashion. The building also houses fully color-managed digital imaging classrooms and labs.   NESOP is proud of the fact, along with updating its facilities and equipment to offer the newest imaging technologies, we continue to offer facilities for traditional silver, historical and alternative processes; as such, students will also find a newly constructed darkroom for 2018.

 

 

 

NESOP stocks professional photographic equipment—you learn using the same equipment currently used in the industry and equipment and software you will use in your career. Among the wide range of industry-standard gear, we offer cameras ranging from 35mm to 8x10, computers out tted to meet the demands of today’s imaging industry, specialized lighting and a full range of modern imaging equipment to accommodate students’ needs. NESOP students work with a variety of cameras, lighting, darkroom equipment, computers and software for all applications—both commercial and ne art. Nikon, Canon, Apple, Adobe, Epson, Profoto, Photogenic, Manfrotto, Matthews, Chimera, Mole Richardson, Lowell, X-Rite, Cinevate, Tascam and Rodes are just some of the many brands students may use and be exposed to during their education at NESOP.

Media Support Lab

The School’s Student Media Support Lab is in student-dedicated support rooms on both the basement level and ground floor of 274 Moody Street, equipped with Apple computers and supporting peripherals for a variety of student uses. This lab exists to provide digital support including downloading, archiving, printing, and Internet access to all NESOP students. The NESOP campus offers high-speed Internet connection.

Digital Imaging

274 Moody Street is also home to NESOP's fully color-managed digital imaging classrooms and labs. These classrooms and labs are out fitted with Apple computers, Epson printers, and a campus-wide high-speed Internet connection. Epson scanners round out the lab accommodating all formats and print scanning. All machines are equipped with the most current version(s) of a variety of imaging software programs including the full Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (offering, among other applications, Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects and InDesign). Apple’s Final Cut Pro X, Phase One’s Capture One Pro, Photo Mechanic, the Nik Collection by DxO all bring additional image editing tools to students. In addition, students have access to specialty equipment such as Epson large format printers. Classrooms and labs are equipped with color-correct viewing stations for printing.

 

 

Renting at NESOP

NESOP rents space in its digital imaging lab (provided the renter has taken a class in NESOP’s digital imaging classrooms or lab), studios and traditional darkroom, as well as developing areas for black & white film. Facilities rentals allow you access to develop and print black & white in our traditional wet darkroom, shoot in our common studio, work in our digital lab on the most updated imaging software, use our scanners or print using our Epson printers. From June through September, we make available our semi-private portrait studios.

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