ART 1114 Digital Photography (3 cr)

Prereq: Basic computer literacy

Introduction to the conceptual, technical, and historical aspects of photography as a creative medium using digital technology within the fine arts context. Students study camera operation and techniques, composition and design, digital image capture, related software, and digital output. This class emphasizes the computer as a digital darkroom to create photographic images. Projects provide students an understanding of how photographs function, not only technically, but also visually and conceptually. Students must have a digital camera that has shutter-priority mode, aperture-priority mode, and full manual mode.

Fall, Spring MnTC Goal: 6