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2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 147 - Introduction to Digital Photography

5 Credits

This class will emphasis the steps to create beautiful and interesting photos. Students will learn the fundamentals of exposure and composition, as well as the digital photography workflow using Adobe Lightroom.

Course Note Previously PRINT 148.

Designed to Serve Students interested in artistic and commercial uses of digital photography. VICOM and Multimedia students
Active Date 20170622T08:34:52

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 44 Lab 22 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 66
Degree Distributions:

  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

PLA Eligible Yes

Course Outline
Exposure (Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO)

White Balance, Exposure Compensation, Image File Formats

Camera Types and Properties of Each

Properties of Light


Organizing Photos in Adobe Lightroom

Editing Photos in Adobe Lightroom

Photo Critiques

Artificial Light, Light Modifiers


Student Learning Outcomes
Produce images that exhibit evidence of appropriate elements of exposure.

Communicate effectively using appropriate vocabulary for discussing, evaluating and critiquing photographs.

Execute proper basic digital photography workflow.

Produce images that exhibit understanding of the properties of light.

Produce images that exhibit appropriate use of compositional elements

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