Course Description - Digital Photography 1
This course will cover the use of the Digital DSLR camera controls, including f/stops, shutter speeds, and the production of correct exposure. Skills will include composition, criticism, lighting, and image editing software. Students will also learn the history and invention of photography. Assignments will include creative use of the camera controls including depth of field and action motion, shadows and light, alternative camera angles, portraits, still life’s, and compositions based on the principles and elements of design. Students will receive basic instruction, demonstration, and see samples of the desired outcomes, They will be allowed to go outside and shoot assignments, based on what they are learning. Students will post their photography work and writing on their personal portfolios.