Students in this course will gain an understanding of and the ability to apply materials, tools and techniques in creating digital photography. The work of great photographers and movements will be integrated to support these aims. This is a hands-on, lab-based art course that requires students to be self-directed and demonstrate an ability to manage long-term and complex assignments, equipment and materials. Throughout the course, students will develop a portfolio of images that demonstrates a personal voice and a thorough understanding of the technical aspects of digital photography.
Units of Study:
Unit 1: Camera Basics,file management.
Unit 2: Composition, fundamentals of art
Unit 3: Qualities of light
Unit 4: Editing
Unit 5: Action
Unit 6: History
Unit 7: Abstract/Alternative techniques
Unit 8: Portraiture
Unit 9: Sense of Place
Unit 10: PIP (Personal Interest Project)