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GDTC1126 – Digital Photography pdf

Credits: 3 (2/1/0)
Description: In this course students will develop basic photographic skills and knowledge using a digital camera for a variety of assignments.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Take pictures of individuals, families and small groups, either in studio or on location.
  2. Adjust aperture, shutter speed and camera focus based on a combination of factors to include lighting, field depth, subject motion and film speed.
  3. Demonstrate effectuve use of digital cameras along with a variety of equipment such as tripods, filters and flash attachments.
  4. Create artificial light using flashes and reflectors.
  5. Determine desired images and picture composition, selecting and adjusting subjects, equipment and lighting to acheive desired effects.
  6. Scan photographs into computers for editing, storage and elecronic transmission.
  7. Review sets of photographs to select the best work.
  8. Estimate or measure light levels, distances and number of exposures needed using measuring devices and formulas.
  9. Manipulate and enhance scanned or digital images to create desired effects using computers and specialized software.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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