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ART 168 - Digital Imaging

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

This course covers art theory as applied to photography and digital imaging. Techniques of image editing, enhancement and layering may be applied to individual images, collage and composites suitable for a portfolio.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Compose individual images as well as collage.
  2. Categorize fields of photography as applied to digital imaging.
  3. Put into action photo editing software on images captured through scanning, camera or internet.
  4. Show proficiency in preparing files for the web and print output.
Listed Topics
  1. Compositional theory as applied to individual images and collage.
  2. Fields of art: portraiture, Travel and exploration, architectural, photojournalism, documentary, snapshot, personal social, advertising and fashion, industrial, scientific, nature, art.
  3. Coverage of raster based software:
  • Modes: bitmap, grayscale, duotone, indexed, RGB and CMYK
  • Selections, brushes, adjustments, filters and layers

    4. Acquiring imagery from digital cameras, scanning and online. Also, how to prepare final media for the web and print.

 Reference Materials
Software: Adobe Photoshop or comparable raster based software
Text: Adobe Classroom in a book (suggested) Online resources
Software demonstration
Student work examples

Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 12/13/2006

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