This course uses digital cameras to build basic skills in students who have an interest in photography, but no prior experience.
Using a combination of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on exercises, this course will explore the basic photographic techniques and artistic concerns involved in making photographs. These include camera handling, composition, effective use of light, file management, and developing a photographic vision.
Students entering the course must have a digital camera SLR style or a mirrorless camera with manual controls. Students are encouraged to have a 50mm lens for their cameras. Students are also responsible for all digital storage media such as memory cards and computers.