2020-2021 Catalog 
    Mar 07, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog

ART 254 - Digital Photography III

Description: Application of digital photographic techniques in the photographic market. Commercial studio lighting. Portrait, landscape and documentary photography. Nontraditional media and processes. Marketplace research and portfolio development. Advanced application of design principles.

Prerequisites: ART 157  and ART 237  

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 2

Course Content:
  1. Commercial studio lighting.
  2. Portrait photography - classic and alternative.
  3. Landscape/panoramic photography.
  4. Documentary photography.
  5. Nontraditional media and processes.
  6. Digital output processes for commercial art.
  7. Storage options for digital media.
  8. Marketing photographic images and skills.
  9. Gallery exhibition processes.
  10. Portfolio development.
  11. Formal elements and principles of design
  12. Historical and contemporary art examples
  13. Critique

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply studio lighting techniques for commercial application using digital media.
  2. Incorporate classic and alternative approaches to portrait photography.
  3. Employ digital darkroom techniques to manipulate images for use in landscape/panoramic photographs.
  4. Use digital darkroom techniques to manipulate images for use in a documentary project.
  5. Analyze and synthesize nontraditional media and processes.
  6. Optimize digital images for commercial digital output processes.
  7. Explain the advantages and disadvantages of various storage options for digital files.
  8. Identify photographic markets for digital images.
  9. Define the gallery exhibition process.
  10. Present a comprehensive photographic portfolio.
  11. Identify, analyze and utilize the formal elements and princples of design.
  12. Recognize historical or contemporary examples of the fine arts or crafts.
  13. Use media specific terminology to critique and evaluate works of art.

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