Fall 2016 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
This studio art course provides instruction in digital photography, emphasizing the relationship between digital imaging processes and color photographic techniques. Readings and class discussion will address contemporary issues in art and digital photography. Assignments will require the generation and alteration of digital photographs, with some emphasis on montage processes. The course includes instruction in camera operation, lighting, image editing software, and output for print and web.
Technical handouts will be provided by the instructor. A selection of articles by artists, critics, and art historians will be made available online. â€¨Students will need to supply their own DSLR or Digital single lens reflex camera or micro 4/3rds camera (i.e. Nikon D3200, Canon Digital Rebel, etc.). Questions regarding cameras may be directed to the instructor.â€¨ Students should obtain Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Creative Suite CS or 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.
Recommended Reference Text: Martin Evening, Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers
Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:
Prerequisite: ARTS 1316 or ARTS 2316 or ARTS 2350 or ARTS 2380 or ATEC 2382 or consent of instructor.
Course requirements to be announced.