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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

$346.16

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 33638

Mon Sep 09 - Mon Oct 07 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Oct 07 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 BBY SE14 Rm. 121

Instructor

Jennifer Walton

Course Outline

Cost

$346.16

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.

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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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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.

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Cei Digital: A Short Course In Photography
Author London
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13452-605-8
Price $62.50
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Short Course In Photography: Digital
Author London
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2018
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-13452-581-5
Price $86.50
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