This introductory course focuses on photography as a creative medium. Emphasis is placed on aesthetics, composition, content and the technical and creative design skills required to create effective digital images using digital cameras and a variety of software packages. Students also critically evaluate photographic images according to the principles of photographic theory. Students develop an understanding of creative image development in a series of hands on exercises. A basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and computer system operation is required. Students must have access to a digital camera.
"I learned so many new skills, and really got better at using the ones I already knew. It amazes me how much you can learn in just one semester."