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Photography

Arts Division

PHOT-10A BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY (CAN ART 18)
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisory: ENGL-A.
This is an elementary course covering camera and darkroom techniques of black and white photography. Topics include exposure control, film development, contact printing, enlarging, composition, lighting, filters, print finishing, and mounting. (11/04)

PHOT-10B INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisites: PHOT-10A or PHOT-11A.
This is a course dealing with the practical application of the basic principles of photography, emphasizing technical and artistic control and the perfection of processing, and composition. The course also provides a broad introduction to studio lighting. (11/04)

PHOT-11A DIGITAL CAMERA BASICS
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Advisory: ENGL-A.
This course introduces students to digital cameras through lectures, hands-on experience, and computer use. Instruction includes digital camera functions, technical and creative control, computer processing of images, and digital output options. (11/04)

PHOT-30 INTRODUCTION TO COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY
3 units: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: PHOT-10B.
This course covers the introduction to theory and practice of color photography. Students will learn color processing and printing as well as lighting and exposure for color. (11/04)

PHOT-31 BASIC VIEW CAMERA
2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: PHOT-10B.
Basic view camera is a class in the fundamentals of operating a 4x5 view camera in the studio and the field. Processing and printing of large format film is included as a regular part of class assignments. (11/04)

PHOT-32 STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY
2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: PHOT-10B.
This course includes advanced black and white and some color assignments. Students will become acquainted with commercial equipment and processing. Assignments will include portraiture, lighting, and small and large products. Design and layout may be incorporated into assignments. (11/04)

PHOT-34 PHOTO EXPRESSION
2 units: 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: PHOT-10B.
Photo expression is a course which explores the possibilities of the use of visual language in relation to the thought process. Advanced techniques of camera use, film handling, and printing will be included, but emphasis will be placed on the personal expression of ideas. (11/04)

PHOT-49 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHOTOGRAPHY
1 unit: 3 hours lab.
Prerequisite: PHOT-10A or PHOT-11A.
This course covers a variety of topics and/or activities of current interest in the field of photography. This course may be repeated three times. (11/04)


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