University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ART 141 - Introduction to Digital Photography

(3 units) CO7
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.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. utilize the technology and tools of photography in the production of photographic images to include: the operation of the camera, application of the digital darkroom, operation of printing technology, and techniques of presentation.
2. use theoretical, critical, and practical concepts to create meaningful images.
3. use theoretical, critical, and practical concepts to interpret and critically analyze photographic works of art both verbally and in writing.
4. articulate relationships between photographic works of art and their contexts in culture, society, and individual identity.
5. articulate the relationships between historical context and photographic works of art (both their own and that of others).
6. understand and apply many of the ethical, legal, social, and economic issues surrounding the creation and use of images, and access and use visual materials ethically.


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