Digital Photo I is for the student who wants to learn how to take better images and use Photoshop as well as the student who wants to learn the basics and continue to more advanced photography courses. Students must have access to a quality digital camera with a minimum of 8.0 mega-pixels. Camera requirements for advanced studies in Digital Photo Studio and Darkroom Photo Studio will be discussed as part of the Digital Photo I curriculum.
The only prerequisites are energy, enthusiasm and a willingness to discover your own unique creativity.
Digital Photo Studio is a continuation of Digital Photo I with an emphasis on advanced techniques. This course is designed for students interested in advanced study of digital photography. Students who choose Digital Photo Studio will create visual imagery beyond that covered in Digital Photo I. In this course, students will begin the development of a series of work with a common style. Discussion about camera requirements for advanced studies in digital photography will be discussed in Digital Photo I.
Digital Photo Studio Extended Study allows highly motivated photography students the opportunity to pursue in-depth techniques and processes of interest to the individual. Each student will complete a digital portfolio of current work agreed upon by the student and instructor containing examples of the semester’s research and solutions to problems.
Darkroom Photo Studio provides students with an introduction to photography in the darkroom. Emphasis will be placed on three major areas: the camera and how to use it, composition, and darkroom techniques. Students will learn black-and-white film and print development through textbook, demonstrations, lectures, critiques, discussions, presentations, and studio experiences. Students in darkroom photography will make use of the capabilities of the darkroom to create exhibition-quality traditional fine art prints. Students will need to purchase darkroom photographic paper.
Darkroom Photo Studio Extended Study allows highly motivated photography students the opportunity to pursue in- depth techniques and processes of interest to the individual. Each student will complete a portfolio of current work agreed upon by the student and instructor containing examples of the semester’s research and solutions to problems.