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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

$327.47 - $356.00 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

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

CRN 47159

Mon Nov 08 - Mon Dec 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 08 - Dec 13 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE14 Rm. 121

Instructor

Mark Whitehead

Course Outline

Cost

$356.00

Notes

  1. MDIA 1099 Photography 1 must be completed before registering into MDIA 2099 Photography 2. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. In order to access the Adobe Creative cloud on your personal devices for off campus use, a subscription will be required. The cost of your Adobe subscription will be in addition to the tuition fee for this course. Information explaining how to obtain a discounted Adobe subscription is available on the BCIT Software Access webpage 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.

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

In Progress

Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 88485

Mon Feb 28 - Mon Mar 28 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 28 - Mar 28 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Mark Whitehead

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$327.47

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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. Please log into https://learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal https://kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-part-time-student-3130 If this section is full, you can add your contact information to the School of Business Waitlist: https://sobptswaitlist.bcitsitecentre.ca
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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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