ART 151 : Digital Photography
Students in this course learn the fundamentals of the art and craft of making digital images. This hands-on course allows students to explore the basics of photography, including composition and lighting, while developing skills in pixel-based photographic design and processing. It introduces students to the use of the digital camera, scanner, and Adobe Photoshop to create and manipulate images. Students learn how to evaluate images for effectiveness in terms of aesthetics and communication goals: i.e., what makes a good photo? The course also aids students in understanding the role digital photography can play in areas such as illustration, documentation, graphic design, web design, and fine arts. One lecture hour and one laboratory hour per week. Instructional Support Fee applies. Gen. Ed. Competencies Met: Human Expression and Information Literacy.