2018-2019 Catalog 
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 2356 - Photography I

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 4 hrs. lab.) A beginning course which introduces students to theoretical and applied aspects of photography, including cameras, lenses, photographic materials and techniques, black-and -white darkroom procedures and photographic composition. May include digital photography practices. (5006055126) Prerequisite: None
Course Outcomes
1 - Successfully operate a single-lens reflex camera, including focusing, and adjusting aperture and shutter speed settings for correct exposure.
2 - Produce projects that demonstrate appropriate techniques of image processing, exposure, contrast and/or color balance and cropping, as well as the understanding of depth of focus, motion controlling and compositional elements.
3 - Communicate understanding of the Formal Elements synthesized with cultural influences that comprise a work of art.
4 - Analyze critically, interpret and evaluate, their own and other students’ works of art created for class assignments.
5 - Produce photographs that result in a portfolio of works demonstrating mastery of photographic techniques.