Photography II: Digital
Tue 6-9pm | Mar 28 - May 30
Prerequisites: Photo I: Digital
Credits: 3 - fulfills Photography II requirement for Certificate Program
Explore advanced digital photography techniques that will help you create visually sophisticated fine art photographs. Learn techniques that parallel digital camera and computer workflow such as advanced frame division, crop and frame-ratio; RAW conversion; custom white balance; basic Photoshop adjustments for composite, retouching, image formatting and output; on-camera flash and external lighting; printing and archiving. Develop a vocabulary that will allow you to discuss your images both technically and aesthetically. Advance your visual vocabulary by exploring how symbolic, metaphoric and narrative elements can be incorporated into your images. Through intensive hands-on work throughout the quarter, refine your personal style and develop your technical knowledge of digital photography and imaging.
Students must have a digital camera with full manual control (e.g. Digital SLR), including a range of shutter speeds and aperture settings.Students should be prepared to spend a minimum of 10-15 hours a week on assignments for this course; students will be expected to present prints of their work for class critiques.
Rental fees (not included in tuition) are charged for use of the PCNW digital lab to complete assignments outside of class; a list of rental rates for students is available on the Hours/Rates page.