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    Dec 07, 2022  
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DDSGN 160 Fundamentals of Digital Photography and Adobe Photoshop (5 credits)



Course Description
Introduction to visual concepts, image capture and functions of digital cameras. Explores the techniques and applications of correcting, manipulating and outputting digitized photographic images and digital artwork utilizing Adobe Photoshop.

Student Outcomes
1.Identify various digital photography equipment and camera functions.
2.Explore aesthetic elements of visual images.
3.Capture still images using a digital camera using basic composition rules.
4.Correct digital photographic images using Adobe Photoshop.
5.Compare, contrast and practice digital manipulation theories and techniques within Adobe Photoshop.
6.Use digital images for the creation of on-screen and printed artwork that appeal to multicultural audiences.
7.Evaluate the aesthetic and technical quality of various images and their appeal to the intended audience.
8.Convert digital images to appropriate file formats for Web and print and store or archive correctly.
9.Research career options in digital photography.
10.Comply with ethics and copyright laws related to the use of digital images.



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