DESN 350. DIGITAL IMAGING AND PHOTOGRAPHY. 4 Credits.
Pre-requisites: junior standing.
This introductory course teaches beginning photographers how to improve their photographic technique, use digital cameras for effective visual communication and edit images with professional software tools. Working with their own digital cameras students will practice professional shooting strategies and produce weekly practical and creative photo assignments. Topics include camera theory; digital formats; composition basics; composing within the frame; using natural and artificial lighting; texture, shape, form and line in the photograph; framing with foreground elements; digital darkroom techniques; repair and retouching; compositing, portraiture, scenic and nature photography; product photography, action photography and close-up photography.