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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 creative considerations. Using the HDSLR camera format and natural light, students shoot digitally for specific assignments emphasizing exposure, depth-of-field, motion, composition, and image quality. A 35mm Digital Single Lens Reflex camera with manual focus lens and exposure capabilities is required.

3052   8:00a-9:20a MW   BUS 133   Myers A D

3053   9:00a-12:05p F   BUS 133   Mohr C D

3054   9:00a-12:05p Sat   BUS 133   Cho R R

3055   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 133   Myers A D

3056   9:30a-10:50a MW   DRSCHR 115   Gregory C M

3057   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 133   Leng B P

3058   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUNDY 339   Hovey I H

Above section 3058 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3059   11:15a-12:35p MW   DRSCHR 115   Mangus E P

3060   12:45p-3:50p M   DRSCHR 115   Quackenbush R D

3061   12:45p-3:50p W   BUNDY 157   Slowinski R

Above section 3061 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3062   2:30p-5:35p T   BUNDY 154   Thawley J

Above section 3062 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3063   2:30p-5:35p W   DRSCHR 115   Mangus E P

3064   2:30p-5:35p Th   BUS 133   Patugan R Y

4417   6:00p-9:05p T   DRSCHR 115   Barnes A J

4418   6:30p-9:35p M   BUNDY 217   Ledford T M

Above section 4418 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4419   6:30p-9:35p M   BUS 101   Hipp Y S

4420   6:30p-9:35p T   BUNDY 154   Thawley J

Above section 4420 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4421   6:30p-9:35p W   BUS 101   Shamel A M

4422   6:45p-9:50p Th   BUS 144   Zenhari E F

PHOTO 2, Basic Photography Lab Techniques    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.

3065   12:15p-3:15p W   DRSCHR 127   Valesella M

   3:30p-4:35p W   BUS 133   Valesella M

4423   6:00p-9:00p M   DRSCHR 127   Gregory C M

   9:00p-10:05p M   BUS 133   Gregory C M

4424   6:00p-9:00p T   DRSCHR 127   Moulton S A

   9:00p-10:05p T   BUS 101   Moulton S A

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.

3066   8:00a-11:05a T   BUS 131   Anderson D S

3067   9:00a-12:05p Sat   BUS 131   Tshing M

3068   10:00a-1:05p M   BUS 131   McDonald S D

3069   2:30p-5:35p Th   BUS 131   Mohr C D

4425   6:00p-9:05p W   BUS 131   Thawley J

4426   6:00p-9:05p F   BUS 131   Hesketh J C

PHOTO 7, Advanced Portfolio Development    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 6.

This class provides the advanced commercial student with the opportunity to develop work to a professional level under the supervision of a faculty adviser on a one-to-one basis. Study facilities as well as color and black and white laboratory privileges are available to the student in support of this portfolio work. Assignments are designed by the student with instructor approval. Admission by interview only.

3070   Arrange-9 Hours    BUS 120H   Lowcock F E

PHOTO 13, News Photography    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 1.

This survey course in basic news photography is designed for journalism or photography majors and students interested in having work published in magazines and newspapers. Students learn basic camera and storytelling techniques, photocomposition, and picture layout principles. A 35-mm single-lens reflex camera with manual focus capability is required. Photography 13 is the same course as Journalism 21. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

Photography 13 is the same course as Journalism 21. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

3071   12:45p-2:05p TTh   LS 117   Burkhart G J

PHOTO 14, Photography for Publication    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Journalism 21 or Photography 13.

This advanced course provides an in-depth study of photojournalism with an emphasis on creation of photo story ideas, photo essays and feature photos for publication. Photo editing and layout for newspapers, magazines, and online publishing will be covered. Students will comprise the staff of the campus newspaper, The Corsair, and online publications. This course may be repeated once for credit. A 35-mm single-lens reflex camera with manual focus capability is required. Photography 14 is the same course as Journalism 22. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

Photography 14 is the same course as Journalism 22. Students may receive credit for one, but not both.

3072   9:30a-10:50a TTh   LS 117   Burkhart G J

   Arrange-3 Hours        Burkhart G J

PHOTO 21, Alternative Photographic Processes    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 2.

Introduction into non-traditional and historical photographic processes. Emphasis is placed primarily on non-silver techniques and processes, including the making of enlarged negatives. Processes may include cyanotype, Van Dyke, platinum/palladium and others

4427   5:00p-8:00p F   DRSCHR 127   Martin V L

   8:10p-10:15p F   DRSCHR 115   Martin V L

PHOTO 30, Techniques of Artificial Lighting    4 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 5 (Concurrent enrollment allowed)

In this class students will acquire a solid foundation of in lighting tools and the practical application of lighting. Students will learn the proper selection and effective use of a light source whether photographing a portrait, a still life or any type of location photography.

3073   8:00a-11:05a MW   DRSCHR 110G   Mohr C D

   11:15a-1:15p M   BUS 133   Mohr C D

4428   5:00p-8:05p T   DRSCHR 110G   Konkal J P

   8:15p-10:15p T   BUS 133   Konkal J P

   6:00p-9:00p Th   DRSCHR 110G   Konkal J P

PHOTO 31, Lighting for People 1    4 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 30 and 39 (Concurrent enrollment in 39 is permitted).

In this class, students will be exposed to common approaches for photographing people. Topics are practical in nature and will include lighting methods for individuals and groups both in the studio and on location. The use of various flash systems and their modifiers, augmenting existing light, posing subjects, wardrobe decisions, hair & make up, and more will be addressed. Assignments and lessons will emphasize common genres including, but not limited to, weddings, corporate portraits, family portraits, and headshots.

3074   8:00a-11:05a T   DRSCHR 115   Kretschmer H

   8:00a-11:05a Th   DRSCHR 110G   Kretschmer H

3075   9:00a-12:05p Sat   DRSCHR 110G   Shatto M M

   12:45p-3:50p Sat   BUS 133   Shatto M M

PHOTO 32, Photographing People: Advanced    4 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 31

Photo 32 is an advanced course that builds on skills learned in Photo 31 and focuses on techniques for photographing people in commercial settings. Assignments are designed to enhance creativity while utilizing advanced commercial lighting techniques for photographing people. Lectures and demonstrations will take place both in and out of the studio, and are geared toward commercial considerations for photographing people. Commercial genres discussed will include magazine/editorial portraits, advertising, fashion, and glamour/beauty.

4429   6:00p-9:05p M   DRSCHR 115   Emery J M

   6:00p-9:05p W   DRSCHR 110G   Emery J M

PHOTO 33, Lighting for Products    4 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 30 and 39 (Concurrent enrollment in 39 is permitted).

In this course, students are challenged with lighting applications for a broad range of products for use in a variety of promotional markets. Students research and apply current photographic styles for each type of product. In addition, students learn how to work with models to enhance the product statement and retouching techniques for both models and product types.

4430   6:00p-9:05p Th   BUS 133   Wimberg J G

   6:00p-9:05p F   DRSCHR 110G   Wimberg J G

PHOTO 37, Advanced Black and White Printing Techniques    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 2. • Advisory: Photography 3.

Students will learn the zone system control of exposure and development of films, basic sensitometry, advanced printing techniques including bleaching and toning, use of multiple contrast filters, and archival preservation techniques.

4431   5:00p-8:00p Th   DRSCHR 127   Moulton S A

   8:05p-10:10p Th   DRSCHR 115   Moulton S A

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.

3076   8:00a-1:10p W   BUS 131   Lowcock F E

4432   5:00p-10:05p M   BUS 131   Freeman E

PHOTO 40, Digital Capture    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 6, 39, and concurrent enrollment in 42.

Students will use medium and large format cameras with digital capture backs, featuring the use of Adobe Photoshop, Ultimatte’s Knockout masking software, and virtual reality software. Course will cover acquisition theory and color space theory with emphasis on output to print, screen, web, and photo-digital media.

3077   8:00a-10:05a Th   BUS 131   Lowcock F E

   11:00a-2:05p Th   DRSCHR 110L   Lowcock F E

PHOTO 42, Advanced Photoshop    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 39.

This course covers advanced level digital image manipulation on the computer using Adobe Photoshop and page layout software. Students will continue to explore more complex features of Photoshop, and will make use of the full range of input/output devices and options available in the digital image lab’s service bureau.

3078   9:00a-12:05p F   BUS 131   Hesketh J C

   12:15p-2:15p F   BUS 131   Hesketh J C

4433   5:00p-8:05p T   BUS 131   Withers J J

   8:15p-10:15p T   BUS 131   Withers J J

PHOTO 43, Portfolio Development    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Photography 6 and 39.

This course covers advanced studio lighting techniques, commercial setups, and set styling and portfolio development for advanced commercial photography students. Students are also provided with an introduction to portfolio presentation with an emphasis on personal style and photographic specialty.

3079   12:45p-1:50p T   BUS 133   Mohr C D

   2:00p-5:05p T   DRSCHR 110   Mohr C D

   Arrange-3 Hours        Leng B P

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.

4434   5:00p-8:05p W   DRSCHR 126   McDonald S D

   8:15p-10:15p W   DRSCHR 115   McDonald S D

PHOTO 52, History of Photography    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 3A (Arts and Humanities) • Prerequisite: None.

This is a historical survey of the evolving nature of photography from the early 1800’s to the present digital age.

Photography 52 is the same course as AHIS 52. Students may earn credit for one, but not both.

3080   4:00p-5:20p TTh   A 214   Fier B

3081   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Fier B

Above section 3081 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

PHOTO 60, Business Practices in Photography    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Advisory: Photography 1.

This lecture course examines the necessary steps that a photographer must take to start a commercial photography business. Relevant local, state and federal regulatory and taxing agencies and application forms, professional support services, general ledger accounts setup pertinent to photography, photographic business insurance needs, and employer obligations are discussed. Students will learn how to create a simple business plan applicable to photographic ventures. The course also examines issues of sound financial practices specific to profitability in commercial photography, paying particular attention to matters of copyright and image licensing, calculating cost of doing business, strategies for pricing image usage, and negotiating job fees.

3082   3:30p-6:35p Th   HSS 156   Luna L A

PHOTO 88A, Independent Studies in Photography    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3083   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 120   Lowcock F E

PHOTO 88B, Independent Studies in Photography    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3341   Arrange-2 Hours    BUS 120   Lowcock F E

PHOTO 90A, Photography Internship    1 unit

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The internship Program is designed to provide the student with “real life” experience in a photography environment.

3085   Arrange-4 Hours    BUS 120C   Mohr C D

PHOTO 90B, Internship in Photography    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with “real life” experience in a photography environment.

3086   Arrange-8 Hours    BUS 120C   Mohr C D

PHOTO 90C, Internship in Photography    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with “real life” experience in a photography environment.

3087   Arrange-12 Hours    BUS 120C   Mohr C D

PHOTO 90D, Internship in Photography    4 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

The Internship Program is designed to provide the student with “real life” experience in a photography environment.

3088   Arrange-16 Hours    BUS 120C   Mohr C D

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