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DMA 135 Lighting for Photography and Video
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
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Description: Introductory lighting techniques and practices, including: the visible spectrum, exposure, using electricity, video and the electronic medium, controlling color temperature, light quality, and measuring light intensity. Topics also include instruction on manipulating light, light concepts in practice, and light in the studio and on location. Recommendation: Students should have an entry level DSLR camera.



Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Students should have an entry level DSLR camera.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate understanding of the properties of visible light. (CSLO 2 & 3)
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate how to determine electrical requirements and load. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
3. (Knowledge Level) Identify the various methods of controlling color temperature and light source filters. (CSLO 2 & 3)
4. (Synthesis Level) Devise various methods of controlling color temperature and light source filters. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
5. (Analysis Level) Recognize various lighting equipment and their applications. (CSLO 2 & 3)
6. (Application Level) Determine proper exposure by measuring light intensity. (CSLO 2 & 3)
7. (Evaluation Level) Appraise the proper way to manipulate lighting instruments for balance and direction. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
8. (Synthesis Level) Incorporate lighting concepts and approaches. (CSLO 2 & 3)
9. (Synthesis Level) Model technical and artistic competencies of employing available light on location, and studio lighting, using a professional quality lighting studio. (CSLO 1, 2, 3 & 4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None