Oct 22, 2020  
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AR 229 - Photography I


Credits: 4
An introduction to the creative and technical possibilities of digital photography. Students will explore the basics of using a camera and imaging software to produce well-crafted and thoughtful digital photographs and prints. Topics include manual camera operations, shutter speed, aperture, RAW file formats, white balance, and composition. Using Photoshop, students will work on file management, image enhancement, and printing. Students will build photographic skill sets as well as a deeper understanding of visual perception and photography as a medium for personal expression. Lectures on historical and contemporary artwork will provide a context for creative approaches to photography. Students should have access to a digital SLR camera with the following: manual option modes for exposure, manual adjustable focus, and RAW file format. This course is a pre-requisite for all other photography courses; no previous photography or Photoshop experience is necessary but Macintosh literacy is required.
Prerequisites:   or   or   or  .
Note(s): (Fulfills arts requirement; fulfills artistic inquiry.)
Lab/ Credit Fee
$80 (does not include film or paper).

R. ParkeHarrison



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