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PHOTO 1, Introduction to Photography   3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: None.

This non-laboratory course is an introduction to photography including camera techniques and artistic considerations. Using 35mm format and natural light, students shoot digitally or with slide films for specific assignments emphasizing exposure, depth-of-field, composition, and image quality. A 35mm Single Lens Reflex camera (film or digital) with manual focus and exposure capabilities is required.

1500   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUS 133   Lowcock F E

1501   1:00p-3:05p MTWTh   BUS 133   Mohr C D

4045   6:30p-9:40p MW   HSS 150   Thawley J

Above section 4045 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 18 to Aug 08.

PHOTO 2, Basic Photography Lab Techniques (2,2)   2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 1 (Concurrent enrollment allowed).

This introductory lab course prepares students for general specialization in photography. Black and white exposure techniques, development controls, printing techniques, and film exposures are included. Specific shooting and printing assignments explore a variety of natural light situations and shooting challenges. Weekly lectures support practical supervised laboratory periods. Required for photography majors.

1502   12:30p-3:20p MTW   DRSCHR 127   Jones R L

   12:30p-3:20p Th   DRSCHR 115   Jones R L

PHOTO 4, Portrait Photography   3 units

   •   Prerequisite: Photography 2.

This professional course covers theory and practical applications of portrait photography. Assignments and lecture material emphasize lighting ratios, shadow placement, pose, camera angle, and characterization. Studio work with traditional tungsten light sources is stressed as well as use of natural light situations. Required for photography majors.

1503   9:00a-11:30a MTWTh   DRSCHR 110G   Sanseri J D

   11:45a-12:45p MTWTh   BUS 133   Sanseri J D

PHOTO 5, Digital Asset Management, Modification and Output    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 1.

An introduction to digital camera exposure methods in various lighting conditions, image processing, basic color theory, color management, and various digital output techniques for both color and black & white imagery. Students are required to use outside commercial lab services and must furnish an approved digital camera with removable lenses (DSLR) which is capable of capturing in the Camera Raw format. A knowledge of basic computer functions is essential.

1504   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   BUS 131   Sanseri J D

4046   6:30p-9:40p TTh   BUS 131   Staff

Above section 4046 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 19 to Aug 09.

PHOTO 39, Beginning Photoshop    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 2 and 50 or 51.

This course is an introduction to digital imaging on the computer for photography majors using Adobe Photoshop. Students will learn how to manipulate and enhance digital images, including scanning and retouching for output to a variety of media.

1505   11:00a-2:30p MTWTh   BUS 131   Lowcock F E

PHOTO 50, Basic Color Printing   3 units

   •   Prerequisite: Photography 2.

This course provides an introduction to color printing from negative materials. Students will produce “C” prints from a variety of color films using Dichromic enlargers, Ektaprint chemistry, and a roller transport machine processor. Simple problems, such as color balance, exposure choices, paper surfaces, and enlargement are addressed.

1506   8:00a-10:30a MTWTh   DRSCHR 126   Jones R L

   10:30a-11:30a MTWTh   DRSCHR 115   Jones R L

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