This course offers an introduction to both the technical and creative aspects of photography. Students will learn about digital camera operations and make proper exposures. Creative framing choices and composition will be emphasized. Group discussions will focus on the work of real-world photographers and visual design. A digital camera is required for this course.

Course Syllabus

As a result of successfully completing this course, students...

Will be able to:

  • Understand how photography works and establish a relationship between visual imagination and photographic reality.
  • Make successful photographic exposures.
  • See qualities of light and shadow and the relationship between the two.
  • Demonstrate an analytical eye for framing and composition.

Will display the following attitudes/professional behaviors:

  • Meet assigned deadlines.
  • Accept and apply critiques.
  • Analyze and discuss work using industry specific terminology.
  • Prepare for and contribute to class discussions and critiques.

Course Additional Information

*Additional Fees: Occasionally a course will require additional fees. These fees cover labs, materials, equipment costs, and more.

Online Course Start and End Dates: February 17, 2024 — April 5, 2024

Course Schedule

Code Start date End date Course Type
AE 40 OL1February 17, 2024April 5, 2024Online

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