Below is a basic outline of our class. Each day, new concepts will be discussed and demonstrated. About every two weeks there will be a creative project which will challenge you to apply the concepts.
Introduction to the class, the textbook, and recommended equipment. Also, basic introduction to digital cameras and accessories.
Discuss basic shooting techniques that help us understand how the digital camera works. Discussion about lens focal length and zoom vs. inter-changeable lenses. Discussion of exposure conceptsTuesday Apr 9th
Review the project guidelines and further discussion of exposure concepts including ISO, Flash sync issues, etc. Introduction to Photoshop Organizer.Thursday Apr 11th
Will will review the basic use of Photoshop organizer, importing files at COCC vs, at home, Review Uploading images to the website for the critique. Work time, and Critique of Project 1.Tuesday Apr 16th
Examples of Photojournalism. Ideas about composition and how it can tell a story. Special effects and enhancement with Photoshop Elements Organizer and Guided Editing.Thursday Apr 18th
Discussion of landscape photography, composition concepts, Lighting considerations, etc. Assign 3rd project.
Thursday Apr 25th
Review overlay layers techniques, and other landscape editing tools. Critique project 3, discuss project 4.
Tuesday May 7th
Thursday May 9th
Tuesday May 14th
Thursday May 16th
Joiner process, Panorama process
Thursday May 23rd