Mar 04, 2021  
ARCHIVED 2018-19 CPS Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2018-19 CPS Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 234 - Introduction to Digital Photography (3)

An introduction to the fundamentals of digital photography including the operation of digital cameras and related hardware, the uses of the various digital media, and the basic functions of image editing software. Additional topics will include basic principles of photographic aesthetics and composition, and the history of photography. Course content will consist of lectures and demonstrations, with an emphasis on hands-on learning through the application of digital techniques to sample photographs and to the student's own work. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the student will have the requisite knowledge to determine the appropriate equipment, materials, and software to meet their basic photographic requirements. The student will know the basic functions and capabilities of common digital devices and software, and the skills required to utilize those functions and capabilities.