Digital Photography, Beginning
The course begins with a survey of the science and technology of digital photography as students become familiar with their particular camera(s). As students gain proficiency in camera handling skills in a variety of common situations, understanding of essential design principles is developed. Composition and lighting are key areas of emphasis. A series of projects will be completed, involving a range of common photographic situations and subjects. A main goal for the course is for students to be able to work with a fairly wide range of subjects in different lighting situations and distances. The elements and principles of design are related to photographic media. Critical analysis of photographs. digital photograph organization, editing and storage, and the basic skills of working with digital editing software are introduced.