Spring 2020 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This studio art course provides instruction in digital photography, including camera operation, image capture, lighting techniques, and digital workflow. The course will emphasize the relationship between still image capture and applications in new media contexts, such as networked environments and moving or animated images. Class problems will prioritize output to screen and web. Discussions will address the work of contemporary artists who embrace various strategies for electronic distribution of images.
Technical Handbook: provided by instructor, available online.
Other textbooks to be announced.
Students will need to supply their own digital camera or smartphone for use in this course, with a resolution of at least 6 megapixels, as well as storage media to archive image files. Questions regarding cameras should be directed to the instructor.
Students may obtain Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Creative Suite CC—see UTD technology store for UT discount--OR Adobe Lightroom for use on their home computer and will be responsible for the costs of print output and storage media.
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Prerequisite: ARTS 1316 or ARTS 2316 or ARTS 2350 or ARTS 2380 or ATCM 2301 or ATCM 2302 or consent of instructor. Command of general computer skills and file management skills for a MAC or PC operating system is expected.
Course Requirements to be announced.