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DMA 230 Digital Photography II
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Build on skills developed in DMA 130, Digital Photography I, and explore advanced techniques for creating and manipulating still images in the digital environment. Through lectures, critiques, demonstrations, complex photographic assignments, and digital manipulation exercises, learn to use a variety of advanced digital techniques including editing and cataloging with Adobe Lightroom to produce material for print and Web distribution. Emphasis is placed on the development of portfolio-quality pieces. Prerequisite: DMA130.

Prerequisites: DMA130

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast the different styles and rules of shooting fine art photography. (CSLO 2 & 3)
2. (Analysis Level) Recognize historical and contemporary photographers, as well as issues and theories within photography. (CSLO 1, 2 & 3)
3. (Synthesis Level) Produce advanced compositions using visual techniques including: background/foreground, color, texture, line, contrast, and repetition. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Create a series of photos that visually tell a story, a photo essay, with a clear, coherent story line. (CSLO 1, 2 & 3)
5. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate different types of light and use a variety of lighting techniques to achieve the desired aesthetic. (CSLO 1, 2, 3 & 4)
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate Adobe Lightroom skills to edit, retouch, enhance, and color balance digital images. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4 )

Internal/External Standards Accreditation