Digital Graphics/Photo I


    1/2 Unit     

    Prerequisite:  None

    Satisfies graduation requirement in Fine Arts


    Learn introductory aspects of composing an image using digital photography as a medium.  Students will be introduced to the early history of photography while experimenting with color profile adjustments and creating their own imagery.  Photographic genres, contemporary and historic photographers, as well as critical discussion of imagery will be explored.  Develop a basic technical understanding of exposure, including how light enters a camera and captures elements within the field of view.  Students will prepare their work for exhibition, display and portfolio presentation.  The focus will be on using and caring for equipment, composition and technique.