Sep 29, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 255 - Digital Photography 3 hours

With the ever evolving and advancement of digital technology, students will develop their own style and creative vision that is personal and unique. The fundamentals of digital camera operation will be taught through a variety of creative techniques, hands-on assignments, fieldwork and demonstrations. Composition, exposure control, focus and lighting techniques will be practiced as well as exploring thematic ideas and concepts. Image editing software will be used to adjust, enhance and manipulate images. Digital workflow, image-capture, post-processing, printing and storage will be of great importance in understanding the potential of photography. Emphasis will be placed on how current practices and the medium’s rich history has shaped its identity in the world on contemporary art. Discussions and presentations will also be conducted on the cultural, societal, ethical, moral and political role photography faces today.