ART 144 - Digital Photography
5 Studio Hours
This course provides students interested in photography with the fundamental principles of capturing an image with a digital camera. Students explore basic camera functions, elements and principles of design, composition, aesthetics, basic editing techniques and creativity through post-production image manipulation. Students are responsible for obtaining their own camera.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- Demonstrate how a camera captures an image.
- Operate the basic functions of a digital camera.
- Apply the elements and principles of design as they relate to the photographic image.
- Employ basic photo editing to a photographic image.
- Evaluate images for technical competency and aesthetic considerations.
- Manipulate a digital image for greater creative expression.
- Elements of design
- Principles of design
- Photographic editing and manipulation
- Shutter speed
Digital camera, photo editing software, materials and textbooks as required by instructor
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 5/2/2022
- Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
- Technological Competence
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