PHTO 107 – 3 Credits
Digital Photography I
Explores the basics of digital camera operation, digital image capture, and the electronic output of photographic images for both screen-based and printed media. Students work through a series of technical and creative projects that provide a strong foundation in the hardware, software and techniques associated with digital photographic imaging. Students must have a digital camera.
PHTO 200 – 3 Credits
Principles of Photogr Lighting
PHTO 207 – 3 Credits
Digital Photography II
Teaches intermediate level digital imaging techniques and processes currently used in the field of commercial photography, including the production of large, high-resolution digital prints for portfolio presentation and exhibition. Students must have a digital camera.
Prerequisite: PHTO 107 or permission of program coordinator
PHTO 216 – 3 Credits
Introduces the principles of artificial lighting and digital camera work as they are applied in commercial studio photography; teaches commercial portrait and small product photography techniques through demonstrations and assigned projects; covers view camera techniques specific to small product photography; stresses professionalism and quality. 2 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours per week.
Prerequisite: PHTO 107 or written permission from program coordinator required
PHTO 220 – 3 Credits
Challenges students to function as working professional freelance photographers. Assignments provide the student with a format to research a project, produce a body of publishable work, edit the visual story and write captions for their photographs. This course stresses the need to develop a signature style and produce photographs that have the power to influence while working in the social landscape. Digital equipment and imaging software, as well as conventional cameras, may be used to accomplish course goals.
Prerequisite: PHTO 107 or ARTS 160 or written permission from program coordinator required
PHTO 221 – 3 Credits
Teaches photographers to carry an initial creative concept through to a successful and stimulating visual conclusion. Assignments include descriptive portraiture, unusual representation, time and space, and a photo essay illustrating written copy. Stresses creativity, originality, and professionalism. 2 lecture hours and 2 laboratory hours per week.
Prerequisite: PHTO 207 or written permission from program coordinator required.
PHTO 273 – 3 Credits