ART 144 - Digital Photography
5 Studio Hours
Prerequisites: Digital camera and Windows experience or permission of the instructor.
This course will provide students interested in photography with the fundamental principles of a captured image with a digital camera. Besides camera basics, other topics to be studied are: composition, aesthetics, legal and ethical considerations, advantages to conventional photography and creativity from camera to computer (the digital darkroom).
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
- To operate the basic functions of a digital camera.
- To employ current digital applications to a photographic image.
- To make use of scanning and other capturing techniques in photography.
- To illustrate digital refinement s to a photographic image.
- To manipulate a digital image for the greater creative expression.
- To handle storage (file) and management (retrieval) of digital images.
- To select and adopt appropriate formats to a photographic image.
- To recognize and demonstrate specific design elements in a photograph.
- The basics of the digital camera – resolution, styles, types, formats, storage and accessories
- Comparison between film and digital media – how to apply a variety of ways to enhance or create stylized, personalized or commercialized images
Blackboard, Imaging software (Adobe) and a textbook
Approved By: Sutin, Stewart Date Approved: 07/13/2006
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