Purpose: This course offers a more comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of digital photography and digital imaging. Students learn to create photographic art and to look at photography as a valid means of artistic expression.
Content: Camera: introduction to digital photography, aperture and shutter speeds. Computer - Introduction to Adobe Photoshop, effects and image correction. Students will review colour theory, composition, and the other 'Elements and Principles of Design'. Course content will revolve around the history of photography, types of photography, and masters of photography.
Final Note: This course is an excellent course for students wishing to go on in the fields of journalism, graphic design, photography, or desktop publishing.
Students will leave the course with a portfolio of work. The portfolio could be a DVD, CD-R, web site, or in print.