MDIA 1099 - Photography
Part-time Studies Course
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.
Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.
Mon Sep 09 - Mon Oct 07
Class Meeting Times
Sep 09 - Oct 07
18:00 - 21:30
SE14 Rm. 121
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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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
Books & Supplies
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No information on books is currently available for Fall 2019 offerings of this course.
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