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MDIA 2099 - Photography 2

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This course is an introduction to hands-on digital photography and the image optimization processes. The course is designed to provide an emphasis on effective composition, core principles of photography and meaningful photographic contents for web, print and mobile applications. Students will learn how to plan and shoot photos; use DSLR or their own cameras; and explore techniques on lighting, optics, and image management/storage. Other topics include, HDR images, panoramic photos and processing camera RAW files. Students will be assessed by a combination of group and individual projects and a final exam.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1099

Credits

1.5

Cost

$338.09

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 88485

Mon Feb 22 - Mon Mar 22 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 22 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 DTC DTC

Instructor

Mark Whitehead

Course Outline

Cost

$338.09

Notes

  1. MDIA 1099 Photography 1 must be completed before registering into MDIA 2099 Photography 2. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 67191

Mon May 31 - Mon Jul 05 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 31 - Jul 05 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Mark Whitehead

Course Outline

Cost

$338.09

Notes

  1. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Further information regarding options to attain an Adobe subscription will be available on the BCIT Software Access webpage https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/software-access/ before the start date of this course. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. System Requirements are: Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit) version 1809 or later [OR] Apple® macOS® 10.13, 10.14 or later (64-bit Intel-based) Processor: 64-bit Intel® or AMD® multi-core processor with SSE4.2 instruction set Memory: 8 GB minimum, 16 GB or higher recommended (32 GB for 4K media or higher) Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent; NVidia GeForce GTX 1660 or Quadro T1000 is recommended [OR] AMD Radeon Pro 555X or higher S[OR] Intel UHD Graphics 630 or higher Storage: 250GB SSD or higher Monitor: 1920 x 1080 or higher Internet: Internet connection and registration are necessary for required software activation, validation of subscriptions, and access to online services If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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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21 seats available as of Mar 7, 2021 1:41 pm (PST). Of these 21, 14 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Review and apply professional protocols regarding commercial photography.
  • Develop an understanding of the business of photography and working professionally in today's competitive industry.
  • Operate technical features of DSLR and mirrorless cameras.
  • View and operate a variety of lenses and how this will change image composition and creative application.
  • Manipulate light sources and recognize how light modifiers can control and alter both artificial and natural light.
  • Analyze different lighting designs to create unique imagery.
  • Plan, setup and execute photography assignments for new media applications (print, web, video and mobile).
  • Mange digital content and file storage professionally with redundant measures.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

MDIA 2099 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Digital Photography
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Part-time   Certificate
  3. Media Techniques for Business
    Part-time   Certificate

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