Photography 103 C

Intermediate Photography

  • 3 Units -
  • 2 hour lecture,
  • 4 hour lab

COURSE CONTENT AND SCOPE (instructional topics or units)

  1. Cameras
    1. Shutter and aperture
    2. Using the shutter and aperture together
  2. Lens
    1. Types of lens
    2. Focusing techniques
    3. Camera/lens movements for depth of field
  3. Films
    1. Types of film
    2. Film identification and handling
  4. Exposure
    1. Use of the incident light meter
    2. Use of the electronic flash exposure meter
  5. Processing Negative Material
    1. Photographic chemicals
    2. Processing 35mm film
    3. Time and temperature
    4. Washing and drying techniques
  6. Printing Black and White Negative Material
    1. Making projection prints
    2. Processing techniques
    3. Dodging and burning-in techniques
  7. Studio Lighting
    1. Lighting ratios
    2. Types and quality of light
    3. Electronic flash and power packs
  8. Composition
    1. Subject placement
    2. Subject choice and selection
    3. Framing the subject
  9. Survey of Professional Photography
    1. Portrait
    2. Commercial/Advertising
    3. Fine art
  10. Digital Imaging
    1. Digital camera control and operation
    2. Basic film and flatbed scanning techniques
    3. Image output and storage
    4. Image control, correction, and manipulation
  11. Review of Cypress College Photo Department and Industry Career Options.