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MDIA 1099 - Photography

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In this course, students will study camera tools and apply photographic techniques to their pictures. Topics explored include; aperture settings, ISO settings, shutter speeds, on and off camera flash, depth of field, lens choice and compositional concepts. Through lectures and lab time, students will also study lighting for portraiture, low light photography, how and when to use a tripod, and common camera settings including: histograms, self-timers, as well as camera sensor cleaning, and camera care.

Credits

1.5

Cost

$330.17

Spring/Summer 2017

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2017 term.

CRN 54316

Tue Apr 11 - Tue May 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - May 16 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 346

Instructor

Jennifer Walton

Course Outline

Cost

$330.17

Notes

  1. Students required to bring a 35mm digital camera with lens, tripod and camera manual to each class. Off camera flash an asset, not needed for first class.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Define the tools in a 35mm digital camera
  • Analyze a photograph for technical details
  • Apply compositional techniques into images
  • Explore alternative lighting sources to create visual impact
  • Evaluate a scene prior to capturing
  • Develop a personal system of photo‐file management
  • Enhance images using different camera settings and filters
  • Differentiate between a strong image and a weak image
  • Demonstrate the three main exposure tools
  • Recognize the appropriate lighting conditions for the subject

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

MDIA 1099 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate

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The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2017

Books for Spring/Summer 2017 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

A Short Course in Photography: Digital (3rd Edition)
Author Jim Stone, Barbara London
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2015
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-20599-825-8
Price $108.95
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Ebook Short Course In Digital Photography Digital Option (180 Days)
Author London
Copyright 2015
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-20599-167-9
Price $59.50
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