2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jan 17, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 157 - Digital Photography II

Description: Advanced creative digital camera operation and exposure control. Advanced digital darkroom techniques, workflow applications and output processes. Application of design principles. Requires a Digital single lens reflex (SLR) camera with manually adjustable aperture, shutter speed and focus. Application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 154  and ART 237  (ART 237  may be taken concurrently)

Credits: 3
Lecture: 1
Lab: 5

Course Content:
  1. Advanced metering
  2. Exposure compensation
  3. Studio lighting
  4. Electronic flash
  5. Advanced file management workflow
  6. Advanced Camera Raw editing workflow
  7. Advanced Photoshop editing workflow
  8. Advanced image print output
  9. Advanced image web output
  10. Creative use of digital cameras
  11. Digital exploration of different photographic genre
  12. Pre-visualization and post-visualization techniques
  13. Digital photography in the marketplace
  14. Photographic vision
  15. Recordkeeping and organization
  16. Formal elements and principles of design
  17. Historical and contemporary art examples
  18. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Compute correct exposure combinations using a handheld exposure meter. (1)
  2. Articulate exposure compensation concepts. (2)
  3. Apply basic studio lighting concepts. (3)
  4. Define the proper use of electronic flash units. (4)
  5. Establish a file management workflow to facilitate image archiving. (5)
  6. Employ advanced Camera Raw editing workflow techniques to manipulate and enhance digital images. (6)
  7. Employ advanced Photoshop editing workflow techniques to manipulate and enhance digital images. (7)
  8. Optimize digital images for print output. (8)
  9. Optimize digital images for web output. (9)
  10. Explain and use the digital camera for creative expression. (10)
  11. Record examples of different photographic genre through digital exploration and experimentation. (11)
  12. Synthesize pre-visualization and post-visualization concepts to create a unique visual statement. (12)
  13. Identify the use of digital photography in the marketplace. (13)
  14. Define photographic vision and its use in creating unique aesthetic statements. (14)
  15. Document industry standards in record keeping and organization. (15)
  16. Identify, analyze, and utilize the formal elements and principles of design. (16)
  17. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts. (17)
  18. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art. (18)

Required Assessment:
  1. Critique and evaluation of art and artifacts.