PHO 121

Photography I

Studio, 3 Credit Hours

This is an introduction to basic photography, providing a foundation in lens-based still photographic techniques and practices. Emphasis is placed on developing technical skills with digital and film cameras and digital printing, and with gaining a critical awareness of the photographic medium through assignments and critiques. Photo history and contemporary photographic practices are introduced. The course concludes with a final project of their choosing. A digital camera with manual exposure and RAW file capture is required. Film cameras may be loaned to students as needed. (COR 102)