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PHOTOGRAPHY

PHT 164 Introduction to Digital Photography (3 cr.)
Teaches the fundamentals of photography including camera function and image production as they apply to digital imagery. Shooting assignments develop technical and visual skills with the camera, including composition and the use of light. Basic skills required for making black and white and color inkjet prints are taught in a digital lab using Adobe Photoshop. Prerequisites: Students taking this course should be comfortable working at a computer, be familiar with negotiating program menus, and know how files are saved and stored. A camera with manually adjustable aperture and shutter is required. Lecture 1 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
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PHT 264 Digital Photography II (3 cr.)
Teaches theory and practice of digital photography, including the Adobe Photoshop techniques needed for top quality inkjet prints. Emphasizes use of digital cameras in studio and on location. Teaches advanced techniques of image editing, including photo restoration and multi-image compositing. Students work with existing images, including family snapshots and antique photographs as well as photographs shot specifically for the course. In addition to prescribed assignments, a personal project allows for exploration of creative ideas and topics of the student’s choice. Provides training in digital image transmission from remote locations.  Prerequisites: Students taking this course should feel comfortable working at a computer, be familiar with negotiating program menus, and know how files are saved and stored. A camera with manually adjustable aperture and shutter is required. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
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