ART 107D - Introduction to Digital Photography
- Recommended Prep: ENG 100 with ENG 100S or ESL 23; ART 112
- Students are required to have access to a working digital camera (10+ MP, SLR preferred) plus their camera's operating instructions and application CD.
This course covers the basic history and practice of digital photography. Students will learn basic camera techniques, the specific features of their own camera, and how to convert their images to digital formats. The course will provide students with basic aesthetic principles as well as specific practical techniques needed for artistic expression and/or entry into the photographic workplace. Students may enroll 2 times for a maximum of 6 credits.
3 hrs. lect./lab. per week
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of ART 107D, the student will be able to:
- Successfully operate his/her own digital camera
- Know how to operate most other SLR and Point-and-Shoot digital cameras
- Demonstrate knowledge of software required for manipulation of digital images
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basic history of digital photography
- Understand and apply the principles of basic photographic lighting
- Understand and apply the principles of basic photographic composition
- Create a variety of visual statements through digital photography
- Demonstrate knowledge of digital photography often required at entry-level positions
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