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Discipline: Certificate: Photography - Level I - L0348
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Basic Digital and Film Photography PHOT 10 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Determine correct exposure values to produce photographic images.
  • Relate aperture settings to resulting depth of field characteristics.
  • Identify and describe the parts of a camera (i.e. lens, f/stop, shutter, etc.) and their functions.
  • Demonstrate appropriate shutter settings for motion and freeze action.
  • Select appropriate output media (i.e. digital or silver gelatin) for photographic prints.
  • Identify compositional elements (i.e. line, texture, shape, patterns, perspective) of a photographic image.
  • Select and present photographs in a presentation format appropriate to the subject (e.g. dry mounting , digital media, projection.)
Color Photography PHOT 20 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create color corrected prints
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create five color schemes: monochrome, analogous, triad, complementary and warm
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create mood using color psychology principles
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to analyze color images using color theory principles
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to present prints using matting and color coordination
Commercial Lighting PHOT 14
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, and what they do : control motion and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, what they do: control exposure and motion
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply color temperature and color correction tools (on-set and capture correction).
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply main and secondary light sources to provide correct lighting ratios.
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply location lighting techniques to produce high quality imagery.
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply lighting techniques for optimum imagery of glassware or reflective subjects.
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to combine studio lighting techniques to produce imagery with optimum technical and aesthetic value.
Fashion and Editorial Portrait Photography PHOT 16 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to create images using strobe and natural lighting techniques used in the fashion industry.
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to document details of fashion client interactions.
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to describe business practices common to fashion studios
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to create advertisements utilizing fashion subjects.
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to create sample look books.
Fundamentals of Graphic Design ARTC 100
  • ARTC 100 students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of three important design elements: color, shape, and space.
  • ARTC 100 students will produce composites in Photoshop using effective selection techniques and non-destructive editing.
  • Employ appropriate technology (hardware, software, and fabrication tools) to produce graphic design projects.
  • Produce composites effectively using Photoshop selection techniques.
  • Operate effectively within small teams to solve typical graphic design problems.
  • Create thumbnails, sketches, roughs and comprehensives that effectively communicate creative thinking.
  • Design original commercial art, combining text and images to successfully communicate messages to a target audience.
  • Present original graphic design projects, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
  • Critique graphic design projects based on learned skills and concepts.
Intermediate Photography PHOT 11A (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to properly use DSLR cameras.
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to properly use medium and large format cameras.
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to identify problems and solutions related to view camera theory and practices
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to determine appropriate image capture techniques and apply proper lighting techniques
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to capture and output images using a variety of media (i.e. digital or film).
Portraiture and Wedding Photography PHOT 18 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to demonstrate specific procedures, techniques and tools utilized by professional wedding and portrait photographers.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to demonstrate proper color correction and digital file manipulation
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to analyze information necessary for the operation of a wedding and portrait photography business.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to evaluate common problems related to commercial, portrait and wedding photography.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to apply photographic methods and techniques appropriate to studio and location photography.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to create a portfolio of commercial portrait and wedding photography.