Photography 12

Student receives credit for Media Arts 12

View the complete Learning Outcomes here: Media Arts 12

Course Description:

Building on the prior prerequisite course (Photography 11), further develop your photography skills by learning more professional tips, tricks, and techniques to elevate your images.  Explore various photographic styles, themes, genres, and artistic approaches.  Learn more about photojournalism and how to bring your photos to life.  Using this knowledge, build a portfolio of your work to pursue a career in this field!

In this course, there are 8 units.  The first unit “Photojournalism – Real Life in Picture” will be completed as your FIRST ASSIGNMENT.  Once you submit your first assignment, you will have access to your course and complete the unit 1 quiz.  For units 2 to 8, you will complete 4 tasks for each unit: a set of concept questions, a lab, a photography assignment, and a quiz.  Each unit is worth 10%.

  • Unit 1:  Photojournalism – Real Life in Pictures
  • Unit 2:  Context is Everything – Style and Genre
  • Unit 3:  There’s an App for That
  • Unit 4:  Words and Pictures – Composing Meaning
  • Unit 5:  Don’t Listen to the Haters – Productive Critique
  • Unit 6:  Finding your Peeps – Photography and Community
  • Unit 7:  Portfolios and Professionalism
  • Unit 8:  Presenting your Portfolio

There is a midterm and a final exam in the course.  Each worth 10%.  The quizzes and exams are not supervised as we trust you are completing this course with integrity.

Required Resources: a computer with internet access and a digital camera. The camera must have the capability for the user to set certain modes (Manual, Aperture, etc).

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