Creative digital photography theory and practice using digital cameras and image processing technology. Includes journalistic, aesthetic, artistic, ethical, and legal considerations for photographers.
In a 16-week semester, you should expect to spend about 6-9 hours each week on schoolwork. Meanwhile, in an 8-week semester, you should expect to spend about 12-18 hours per week on course content.
JTC 211 (Computer-Mediated Visual Communication) or with consent of the instructor.
1. Access to either a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) or a digital mirrorless camera with a zoom lens or interchangeable lenses for close-up, normal, and telephoto photography;
2. A camera card;
3. A sturdy tripod;
4. Access to photography editing software (Adobe Photography CC, Photoshop CS, or Elements recommended).
Textbooks and Materials
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
- Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera, 4th Ed. (2016)