Photography 215 C

Digital Photography

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

COURSE CONTENT AND SCOPE (instructional topics or units)

  1. Introduction
    1. History of electronic imaging and computer systems
    2. Types of systems
    3. Types of cameras
    4. Comparison of systems
    5. Integration of system applications
  2. Hardware
    1. Computer processor
    2. Graphic system
    3. Basic camera system
    4. Digital camera systems and formats
    5. Care and usage of equipment
  3. Computer Application
    1. Print media
    2. Illustration
    3. Graphic design
    4. TV and film
    5. Business
    6. Industry
    7. Advertising
    8. Portrait
    9. Forensic
    10. Process lab
  4. Principles and Concepts of Photography for the Computer
    1. Film
    2. Prints
    3. Light design
    4. Specific digital cameras
    5. Background selection
    6. Portrait proofing system
    7. Catalog photography
    8. Digital view camera
    9. Forensic and medical systems
    10. Portfolio creation
    11. Photo CD
  5. Menu Structure of Image Editing Software
    1. Input
    2. Digitization
    3. Color modification
    4. Tools
    5. Brushes
    6. Fills
    7. Output
  6. Projects
    1. Creation of original
    2. Manipulation of color, size and shape of digital photograph
    3. Stripping digital photographs into existing background
    4. Creation of portfolio for personal promotion and presentation on photo CD
    5. Creation of large-format digital film image
    6. Creation of studio set-up for photographic catalog production
    7. Creation of electronic portrait proofs for customer choice and approval
    8. Creation of digital separation films for traditional photographic process printing