Digital Imaging

In this course, students are introduced to the tools of digital imaging for artistic purposes. Students learn the basic operations of a digital camera and Adobe Photoshop as it pertains to the use of photographs. Students develop the following skills: capturing an image with a digital camera, working with the basics of composition, manipulating perspective, f-stops and shutter speeds. Students gain an in-depth understanding of Adobe Photoshop. Students explore image manipulation and collage techniques to solve problems designed to develop their visual problem-solving skills. Students are required to use their own camera for this course. Foundations in Digital Art is a prerequisite to this course. (Semester, .50 credit)