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DART 210 - Photographic Foundations II

3 Credit: (1 lecture, 2 lab, 0 clinical) 3 Contact Hours: [DART 110 ]


Incorporating skills taught from Foundations I, students will learn to mature their photographic skills through exploration of the advanced tools and techniques of digital photography. Through manual controls, RAW capture and photo editing software, students learn the craft of digitally enhancing photographs, while discussing critical issues that pertain to contemporary commercial photography.
OFFERED: spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Evaluate own works of art.

  1. Describe intent of artwork.
  2. Describe how aesthetics impact intent of artwork.

Goal 2:  Understand advanced tools of digital photography.

  1. Explain advanced functions of digital cameras.
  2. Employ digital lighting.
  3. Implement RAW capture functions.
  4. Select appropriate lens.
  5. Apply white balance for desired effect.

Goal 3:  Apply advanced techniques of digital photography.

  1. Choose ISO to achieve various effects.
  2. Explore angles to achieve various effects.
  3. Choose aperture settings to achieve various effects.
  4. Employ lighting to match desired outcome.
  5. Apply advanced focusing techniques.

Goal 4:  Apply photo editing software.

  1. Describe advanced functions of photo editing software.
  2. Apply tonal corrections.
  3. Apply layer masks.
  4. Apply image restoration techniques.
  5. Apply transform functions.
  6. Apply lens corrections.

Goal 5:  Examine critical issues in contemporary commercial photography.

  1. Identify critical issues in contemporary commercial photography.
  2. Discuss critical issues in contemporary commercial photography.



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