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COM 112 - Beginning Photography

Basics of camera design and operation, plus the fundamentals of photographic visualization and composition; line, form, color, light and shadow.  Darkroom procedures, film processing, basic printmaking, selecting printing techniques.  (Students can sign-out cameras and other supplies from the Communications Department thus reducing the overall costs for photo supplies).

Credits: 3
ART 112
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Control camera, composition, and photographic approach (sharp focus, shallow D.O.F., blur motion, frozen image, etc.)
  2. Make choices regarding film, paper, lens, filters and light to achieve a good quality photograph as a final product.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of artisitc expression and the creative process of photography inherent therein.