Students taking photos of a model

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Photography

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.

3195 8:00a-9:20a MW DRSCHR 115 Myers A D

3196 8:00a-9:20a TTh BUS 133 Mangus E P

NEW 3576 8:00a-10:05a TTh PALISDS Steil, R
Above section 3576 is a part of the Dual Enrollment Program, which meets at Palisades Charter High School, 15777 Bowdoin Street, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.

3197 8:00a-11:05a F BUS 133 Shatto M M

3198 9:00a-12:05p Sat BUS 133 McDonald S D

3199 9:30a-10:50a MW DRSCHR 115 Myers A D

3200 9:30a-10:50a TTh BUS 133 Gregory C M

3201 11:15a-12:35p TTh BUS 133 Gregory C M

NEW 3565 12:10p-1:00p MTWThF BHHS Briggs T H
Above section 3565 is a part of the Dual Enrollment Program, which meets for 12 weeks, Sept 18 to Dec 22 at Beverly Hills High School, 241 Moreno Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

3202 12:45p-2:05p MW BUS 105 Withers J J

3203 12:45p-3:50p T BUS 133 Gurjian K

3204 2:30p-5:35p T BUNDY 151 Thawley J
Above section 3204 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3205 2:30p-5:35p W BUS 133 Shatto M M

3207 3:00p-6:05p M BUS 133 Mangus E P

4402 5:15p-6:35p MW DRSCHR 115 Ledford T M

4403 6:30p-9:35p T BUNDY 151 Thawley J
Above section 4403 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4404 6:30p-9:35p Th DRSCHR 213 Slowinski R

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.

3208 11:15a-2:15p Th DRSCHR 127 Mangus E P

2:30p-3:35p Th BUS 251 Mangus E P

3209 1:15p-2:20p F BUS 133 Valesella M D

10:00a-1:00p F DRSCHR 127 Valesella M D

4406 6:00p-8:50p M DRSCHR 127 Valesella M D

9:00p-10:05p M BUS 133 Valesella M D

4407 6:00p-8:50p T DRSCHR 127 Moulton S A

9:00p-10:05p T DRSCHR 115 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.

3210 8:00a-11:05a W BUS 131 Lowcock F E

3211 9:00a-12:05p T BUS 131 Calzatti N

3212 10:00a-1:05p F BUS 131 Patugan R Y

4408 6:30p-9:35p Th BUS 131 McDonald S D

PHOTO 7, Advanced Portfolio Development 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

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.

3213 Arrange-9 Hours BUS 120H Mohr C D

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 news publications. Students learn basic camera and storytelling techniques through individual assignments and a semester long project, along with photo composition, and picture layout principles. A Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera with manual exposure capability is required.

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

3214 12:45p-2:05p TTh CMD 131 Burkhart G J
Above section 3214 meets at the Center for Media and Design, 1660 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

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, news, sports 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 Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera with manual exposure capability is required.

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

3215 9:30a-10:50a TTh CMD 131 Burkhart G J
Above section 3215 meets at the Center for Media and Design, 1660 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

Arrange-3 Hours LS 117 Burkhart G J

PHOTO 29, Video Production for Still Photographers 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Photography 3.

This class is designed to provide the intermediate photography student with the skill set to produce video content in tandem with still photography. This course covers preparing a narrative using a storyboard, HD video camera techniques, lighting for video, recording sound, and video editing. Students will shoot assignments in both still and video formats outputting to broadcast, internet, DVD and print.

4410 5:15p-8:15p W DRSCHR 110 Lowe Jr L D

8:25p-10:30p W BUS 131 Lowe Jr L D

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.

3216 8:00a-11:05a MW DRSCHR 110G Mohr C D

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

4411 5:00p-8:05p M DRSCHR 110G Anderson DA

8:15p-10:15p M DRSCHR 115 Anderson DA

6:00p-9:00p W DRSCHR 110G Anderson DA

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.

3217 2:00p-5:05p T DRSCHR 115 Withers J J

2:00p-5:05p Th DRSCHR 110G Withers J J

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.

4412 6:00p-9:05p T DRSCHR 110G Mohr C D

6:00p-9:05p Th DRSCHR 115 Mohr C D

PHOTO 37, Advanced Black and White Printing Techniques 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Photography 2.

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.

4413 5:00p-8:00p W DRSCHR 127 Moulton S A

8:10p-10:15p W DRSCHR 115 Moulton S A

PHOTO 39, Beginning Photoshop 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Photography 5.

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

3218 8:00a-1:10p Th BUS 131 Lowcock F E

4414 5:15p-10:20p M BUS 131 Withers J J

PHOTO 40, Digital Techniques 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Photography 30 and 39.

Utilizing 35mm HDSLR and medium format cameras, the content of this course reflects current professional capture and output techniques used in commercial photography. Curriculum covers extensive testing of cameras, monitors, and inkjet printers in order to create a consistent, closed loop workflow.

3219 12:45p-3:50p W BUS 131 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.

4415 5:15p-8:05p T BUS 131 Withers J J

8:15p-10:20p T BUS 131 Withers J J

PHOTO 43, Portfolio Development 3 units

Transfer: CSU Prerequisite: Photography 31 or 32, Photography 33, and 39.

This course addresses the process of building a photographic portfolio that meets the current professional industry standards for presenting work to potential employers and clients. Emphasis is placed on developing a personal style that displays a comprehensive understanding of photographic methods, genres, and presentation.

4416 6:35p-9:40p Th BUS 133 Nex A J

PHOTO 52, History of Photography 3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU IGETC AREA 3A (Arts) 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.

3220 4:00p-5:20p TTh A 214 Fier B

3221 Arrange-3 Hours ONLINE Fier B
Above section 3221 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to www.smc.edu/OnlineEd.

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.

3222 12:45p-3:45p W DRSCHR 115 Mohr C D

PHOTO 88A, Independent Studies in Photography 1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3223 Arrange-1 Hour BUS 120 Lowcock F E

PHOTO 88B, Independent Studies in Photography 2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3224 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.

3226 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.

3227 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.

3228 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.

3229 Arrange-16 Hours BUS 120C Mohr C D

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