Currently accepting resumes from applicants interested in teaching: SUMMER 2020
ART-1310-VT01 - Digital Photography I
Credits: 3 (45 hours)
Day/Times: Monday, 05:30P - 09:00P
Semester Dates: 06-01-2020 to 08-17-2020
Students will explore the mechanical and electronic aspects of digital photography as well as the basic tools of image manipulation. The course also includes the study of design, composition, and aesthetics of digital images. Prerequisite: Microcomputer Applications I. Access to a digital camera and some previous photography experience are required.
1. Identify and describe the basic functions and components of a digital camera.
2. Review the differences and similarities between digital and traditional photography.
3. Explain mechanical and electronic aspects of digital photography.
4. Discuss and give examples of concepts of composition, design, lighting, and aesthetics in photographic images.
5. Describe and demonstrate the use of various tools of electronic image manipulation, such as selection tools, dodge-and-burn tools, brightness and contrast controls, filters, paint tools, cloning tools, sharpen and blur tools, and the smudge tool.
6. Create, transfer, and store digital images.
7. Examine, discuss and critique art work, including some reference to the art historical, social, and cultural context.
8. Design and complete individual projects.
9. Create a portfolio of digital images.
10. Display finished works in a professional manner.
Master's degree required.
TO APPLY: In order to be considered, please submit a complete application package which includes a cover letter, resume/CV, and employment application.