Academic Catalogs

Photography (PHOT)

PHOT G1203 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Darkroom Photography 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly: PHOT G150, Introduction to Photography - Black and White Dark Room. This introductory course will familiarize students with the historical and technical fundamentals of the processes, principles, and tools of film-based, darkroom photography. This course also introduces the development of personal artistic expression and visual perception. Topics covered include the development of technical and aesthetic skills, picture-taking techniques, darkroom printing techniques, elements of design and principles of composition, photographic materials and auxiliary equipment, and historical and contemporary trends in photography from a fine arts perspective. Students must provide an adjustable 35mm manual camera. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

PHOT G1903 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Digital Photography 1  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Formerly Introduction to Photography- Digital. This introductory course will familiarize students with the historical and technical fundamentals of the processes, principles, and tools of digital photography and digital imaging. This course also introduces the development of personal artistic expression and visual perception. Students will gain experience related to camera controls, exposure, lighting, content, color, and composition. Students will also be introduced to the basics of digital imaging including printing, presenting, and image editing. Students must provide an adjustable digital camera. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

PHOT G1913 Units (36 lecture hours; 72 lab hours)  
Digital Photography 2  
Advisory: PHOT G190.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Formerly Digital Photography, Intermediate. This intermediate digital photography course provides in-depth instruction in the processes, principles, and tools of digital photography and digital imaging. Students will gain experience with digital techniques that further their creative exploration of photography. Topics include more advanced camera control instruction, editing techniques, scanning, printing, mounting, and using the essential image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop to create a master digital image. This course continues the development of a student's personal artistic expression and visual perception. Students must provide an adjustable digital camera. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.