- Name: Introduction to Digital Photography I
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Art
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Introduces photographic techniques. Topics include exposure, camera controls, digital printing, file management. Explores creative possibilities and thematic modes of photography; working in series.
II: Course Objectives
An introductory yet broad-based understanding of digital photography including use of digital cameras and current graphics software will be achieved through reading assignments, classroom lectures, and a variety of projects. Upon successful course completion, the student will acquire an understanding of:
- Basic principles of composition
- How to use digital cameras
- Raster/image manipulation software
- Digital image capture, using a digital camera
- Varying methods of output
III: Course Linkage
The mission of the AA Degree Program in Fine Arts is to provide knowledge and skills for creative expression, personal enrichment, and the foundation for a career in the Fine Arts.
Upon completion of this course, it is expected that students will have:
- Developed their creative capacities.
- Participated in at least one cultural or artistic activity, such as a visit to a gallery or museum or attendance at a community art lecture or event.
- Developed an appreciation for the arts.