Course Description MPJI
Introduction to photographic techniques. Topics include exposure, camera controls, digital printing, file management. Exploration of creative possibilities and thematic modes of photography; working in series.
NOTE: Basic computer skills are required for this class.
An introductory yet broad-based understanding of digital photography including use of digital cameras and current graphics software will be achieved through reading assignments, classroom lectures, and a variety of projects. Upon successful course completion, the student will acquire an understanding of:
Basic principles of composition
How to use digital cameras
Raster/image manipulation software
Digital image capture, using a digital camera
Varying methods of output
General Education Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, students are expected to:
Have an understanding of the fine arts.
Have developed their problem-solving, creative, and critical thinking skills