Gain a technical skill set in image capture, camera functions, file management and workflow, post-processing, composition and lighting for digital photography
Explore creative planning and concept development, contemporary photographers, the history of photography, development of visual sensitivity and more
Successfully concept and complete a personal photographic essay demonstrating a personal vision and competency in course material
About this course:
This course focuses on gaining control of all photographic variables while attempting various creative assignments. The use of manual controls is emphasized, along with the capture and processing of RAW image files. Course assignments involve defining a point of view, emphasizing figure versus ground, storytelling, portraits, and the use of artificial light. Instruction also covers the RAW workflow, Photoshop for photographers, and monitor calibration.
ART X 438.9 Photography I or equivalent experience. Students should be comfortable shooting in Manual mode and have experience with basic image management systems such as Adobe Lightroom or Photoshop.