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.

3066   8:00a-9:20a MW   DRSCHR 115   Myers A D

3067   8:00a-9:20a TTh   BUS 133   Mangus E P

3068   8:00a-11:05a F   BUS 133   Shatto M M

3403   8:00a-10:05a TTh   PALISDS   Steil R J
Above section 3403 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a part of the Dual Enrollment Program, which meets at Palisades Charter High School, 15777 Bowdoin Street, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272.

3069   9:00a-12:05p Sat   BUS 133   Myers A D

3070   9:30a-10:50a MW   BUS 133   Myers A D

3071   9:30a-10:50a TTh   BUS 133   Gregory C M

3072   11:15a-12:35p TTh   DRSCHR 115   Gregory C M

NEW   3416   12:10p-1:00p MTWThF   BHHS   Staff
Above section 3416 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 06 to Jun 02, and is a part of the Dual Enrollment Program, which meets at Beverly Hills High School, 241 Moreno Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

3073   12:45p-2:05p MW   BUS 105   Withers J J

3074   2:30p-5:35p T   BUNDY 151   Thawley J
Above section 3074 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

3075   2:30p-5:35p W   BUS 133   Shatto M M

3076   2:30p-5:35p Th   BUS 133   Mangus E P

3077   3:00p-6:05p M   BUS 207   Mangus E P

4384   5:15p-6:35p MW   DRSCHR 115   Ledford T M

4385   6:30p-9:35p T   BUNDY 151   Thawley J
Above section 4385 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

4386   6:30p-9:35p Th   BUS 133   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.

3078   10:00a-1:00p F   DRSCHR 127   Valesella M D

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

4387   6:00p-8:50p M   DRSCHR 127   Valesella M D

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

4388   6:00p-9:00p T   DRSCHR 127   Moulton S A

   9:15p-10:20p T   BUS 133   Moulton S A

NEW   4476   6:00p-9:00p Th   DRSCHR 127   McDonald S D

   9:15p-10:20p Th   DRSCHR 115   McDonald S 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.

3079   9:00a-12:05p T   BUS 131   Calzatti N

3080   10:00a-1:05p F   BUS 131   Patugan R Y

3081   12:45p-3:50p W   BUS 131   Lowcock F E

4389   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.

3082   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 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.

3083   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, 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.

3084   9:30a-10:50a TTh   LS 117   Burkhart G J

   Arrange-3 Hours        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.

4390   7:15p-10:20p W   DRSCHR 110   Lowe Jr L D

   5:15p-7:20p 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.

3085   8:00a-11:05a M   DRSCHR 110G   Mohr C D

   11:15a-1:05p M   BUS 133   Mohr C D

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

4391   5:00p-8:00p T   DRSCHR 110G   Anderson Da

   8:10p-10:15p T   DRSCHR 115   Anderson Da

   6:00p-9:00p Th   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.

3086   2:00p-5:05p T   DRSCHR 115   Withers J J

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

PHOTO 32, Lighting for People 2    4 units

Transfer: CSU   •   Prerequisite: Photography 30 and Photography 39.

Photo 32 is an advanced course that builds on skills learned in Photo 30 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.

4392   6:00p-9:05p M   DRSCHR 110   Sanseri J D

   6:00p-9:05p W   BUS 133   Sanseri J D

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.

3087   2:00p-5:05p M   BUS 133   Sanseri J D

   2:00p-5:05p W   DRSCHR 110G   Sanseri J 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.

4393   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.

3088   8:00a-1:10p Th   BUS 131   Lowcock F E

4394   5:15p-10:20p M   BUS 131   Withers J J

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.

4395   5:15p-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.

3090   12:45p-3:50p T   BUS 133   Mohr C D

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.

4396   5:00p-8:00p F   DRSCHR 126   McDonald S D

   8:15p-10:20p F   DRSCHR 115   McDonald S D

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.

3091   4:00p-5:20p TTh   A 214   Fier B

3092   Arrange-3 Hours    ONLINE-E   Fier B
Above section 3092 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.

4397   6:00p-9:05p T   BUS 133   Mohr C D

PHOTO 64, Community Documentary Photography    4 units

Transfer: CSU   •   Prerequisite: Phototography 2.

This course explores the genre of documentary photography while focusing on various communities in the Los Angeles area. Students will create an in-depth project and present a portfolio of photographs documenting the unique characteristics of individual communities in Los Angeles. Each semester will offer a unifying, rotating topic that may focus on specific neighborhoods, subcultures, or other appropriate themes. Lectures focus on historical photographic references and contemporary social issues. The importance and power of documentary photography are discussed and historical examples that have inspired change or shaped our perception of communities are explored. Students utilize large format cameras and film (in addition to their own digital cameras) as a way of better understanding historical processes in photography and nurturing a respect for the medium’s alternative, non-commercial side.

4398   6:00p-9:05p Th   DRSCHR 127   Anderson D A

   6:00p-9:05p T   DRSCHR 213   Sanseri J D

PHOTO 88A, Independent Studies in Photography    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3093   Arrange-1 Hour    BUS 120   Lowcock F E

PHOTO 88B, Independent Studies in Photography    2 units

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

3094   Arrange-2 Hours        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.

3095   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.

3096   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.

3097   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.

3098   Arrange-16 Hours    BUS 120C   Mohr C D

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