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2022-23 Catalog 
2022-23 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.

Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day
Fall Day, Evening
Winter Day, Evening
Spring Day, Evening

Designed to Serve Students interested in artistic and commercial uses of digital photography. VICOM and Multimedia students
Active Date 20200330T21:14:22

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 24
Contact Hours: Lecture 55
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:

  • Humanities Area II
  • Performance

Course Outline
  • Exposure (Aperture, Shutter Speed, ISO)
  • White Balance, Exposure Compensation, Image File Formats
  • Camera Types and Properties of Each
  • Properties of Light
  • Composition
  • Organizing Photos in Adobe Lightroom
  • Editing Photos in Adobe Lightroom
  • Photo Critiques
  • Artificial Light, Light Modifiers
  • Resolution

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 of the properties of light.

Produce images that exhibit appropriate use of compositional elements

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