Fundamentals of Digital Photography

Course Code: PHTC-1011
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Course Description

A fully digital course that teaches the students how to operate, and better utilize photographic equipment including DSLR cameras, lenses, hot shoe flash, studio flash, wireless transmitters, handheld light meters, filters, and tripods. Introduction to basic photographic theories will include camera setup, proper exposure for a variety of lighting situations, image composition, and custom white balance. There will be multiple assignments to reinforce basic photographic concepts. Students will use the studio to learn lighting patterns and studio strobe function. Students will be introduced to color theory using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop to organize, color correct, retouch, and prepare images for output. Students must provide an acceptable adjustable digital SLR camera. Point and shoot cameras are not acceptable. Students will be required to provide a portable hard drive for use in class. Recommendations for portable hard drives will be given during the first class session. This course is taught by an Adobe Certified Instructor.

2020 Spring Semester
Northridge Campus
Jan 25th - May 2nd
Varies - See Course Info
2 Seats Avail.
Northridge Campus
Jan 25th - May 2nd
Varies - See Course Info
3 Seats Avail.
2020 Summer Semester
Northridge Campus
Jun 6th - Aug 15th
S @ 8:00 AM - 1:40 PM
11 Seats Avail.


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