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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

$337.59

Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 70572

Mon Jan 06 - Mon Feb 10 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Feb 10 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 890

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$337.59

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.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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14 seats available as of Nov 12, 2019 12:46 am (PST). Of these 14, 13 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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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