INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

COM* 158

An introduction to digital photography that builds on the fundamental principles of
light, exposure, color, and composition. Students will learn about the transition from
capturing images on film to acquiring images with digital scanners and cameras;
computer-based imaging hardware and software; camera handling and creative
controls; file formats and management; image editing and manipulation; and,
electronic options. Students must own a digital camera with manual, aperture
priority and/or shutter priority exposure modes. Prerequisite: CSA*105 or CSA*163
or CSA*205, or permission of program coordinator.