Basic Digital Photography (ART135)

3.0 Semester Hours

This is a basic digital photography course designed for students with no photography experience. This course will introduce basic aesthetic grammar of photography and provide a preliminary historical context for visually analyzing and creating photographs. Using a digital camera with manual controls, students will learn the fundamentals of digital capture and utilize Adobe Lightroom software for file processing, management, and output.

Note: Students are required to have their own DSLR digital camera that has interchangeable lenses, (preferably capable of photographing with the RAW file format), has manual settings, and has a minimum of 8 megapixels. Cameras are available for checkout by photography students. For more information please call the Photo Lab Coordinator, 630-466-2287.

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