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Digital Photographic Imaging I
Course: AVC177

First Term: 2023 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   6.0 Period(s)   6.0 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T - Lab Load

Description: Introduction to multiple elements of digital imaging. Basic foundation in photographic manipulation of images, with special attention to aesthetic foundations underlying photographic composition.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe the basic operational system of photo imaging software. (I)
2. Describe the general characteristics of computer-image alteration fundamentals. (I-II)
3. Use various imaging properties of software to accomplish texture smoothing and scaling, as well as shading and tonal manipulation techniques to alter photographic images electronically. (I-II)
4. Edit graphics and textural information received from external sources through various mediums (hardware). (III)
5. Execute finished photographic images via hard copy from an appropriate printer. (III)
6. Describe presentation formats. (IV)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Photographic image creation, editing, and manipulation
   A. Hardware
   B. Software
   C. Hard copy
II. Imaging properties and techniques
III. Graphics, textural modification, and design aspects
   A. Image creation and manipulation
   B. Editing
   C. Hard copy
IV. Presentation of digital photo images
   A. Review/selection
   B. Formats
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2023

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