Photography

Photography Skills

Introduction to Digital Photography – ART 107D

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course teaches basic skills to create eye-appealing photographs for print and digital distribution. Working individually and collaboratively, students learn how to operate cameras, lights and software applications to create and edit visually-appealing photographs. Students also create web-based Digital Portfolios to display photographs.

This course follows a lecture/lab format. The lecturer; an accomplished expert in the discipline, describes and demonstrates new skills, and then during the lab portion of the course, coaches until students successfully demonstrate the new skills without assistance.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing “Introduction to Digital Photography”, students will be able to:

  1. Define and apply design elements and principles to create visually-appealing still photographs for print and digital distribution.
  2. Use photographic equipment and software applications to create still photographs.
  3. Develop measurable objectives and gauge the effectiveness of photographs.
  4. Create a web-based, user-friendly, visually-appealing Digital Portfolio that displays photographs.
  5. Demonstrate appropriate interpersonal communication and collaborative skills.

Intermediate Digital Photography – ART 207D

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course teaches intermediate-level skills required to design and create professional photographs for print and digital distribution. Working individually and collaboratively, students use professional cameras, lights and software applications to create commercial-quality photographs.

This course follows a lecture/lab format. The lecturer; an accomplished expert in the discipline, describes and demonstrates new skills, and then during the lab portion of the course, coaches until students successfully demonstrate the new skills without assistance.

COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. After completing “Intermediate Digital Photography”, students will be able to:

    1. Define and apply profesional design elements and principles to create commercial-quality photographs for print and digital distribution.
    2. Use industry-standard photography equipment and software applications to create professional photographs.
    3. Evaluate and gauge the effectiveness of photographs using industry-standard measurement processes.
    4. Create a web-based, user-friendly, visually-appealing, commercial-quality Digital Portfolio that displays professional photographs.
    5. Consistently demonstrate exceptional interpersonal communication and collaborative skills.