SRJC Course Outlines

11/26/2020 10:56:06 AMART 23 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 23Title:  CONTEMP PRAC COLOR PHOTO  
Full Title:  Contemporary Practice of Color Photography
Last Reviewed:2/10/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 61.2

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to digital and non-digital photographic color theory and applied practice of color photographic image production.  Includes the exposure of photographic images and the making of color prints. Students must have a digital camera with manual controls.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ART 19 OR ART 82


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of ART 4

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to digital and non-digital photographic color theory and applied practice of color photographic image production.  Includes the exposure of photographic images and the making of color prints. Students must have a digital camera with manual controls.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 19 OR ART 82
Recommended:Course Completion of ART 4
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Configure and make color ink jet prints from film and digital files.
2. Utilize workflow techniques to process and output using the editing software.
3. Make images under a variety of professional situations; such as the photographic studio, architecture, and on-location events.
4. Make critical aesthetic choices regarding photographic composition, visual literacy, and the creative process.
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate successful exposure of photographs under varied light conditions.
2. Apply basic theories of color to edit and correct photographs for screen and print.
3. Make color ink jet prints from color negatives and digital file.
4. Demonstrate the ability to make aesthetic and technical judgments of one's work and the work
    of others.
5. Create a portfolio of 10-15 color photographic prints of a self-selected topic.

Topics and Scope
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I. Lighting
    A. Natural lighting
    B. Mixed lighting
    C. Studio lighting
    D. On camera flash techniques
II. Color Theory
    A. Light
    B. Exposure
    C. Color temperature
    D. White Balance
    E. Dynamic Range
    F. Histograms
III. Color Management
    A. Monitor calibration
    B. Camera profiles
    C. Color Calibration Card
    D. ICC profiles
IV. Photographic Materials
    A. Films
    B. Color ink jet printing papers
    C. DSLR camera and Digital sensors
V. Equipment and Processes
    A. Grey Card
    B. Flatbed scanner
    C. Color ink jet printer
     D. Medium and large format Cameras
    E. Spot meter
    F. Incident light meter
    G. On Camera flash
    H. Flash modifiers
     I. Studio lighting
     J. Continuous lighting
VI. Output Files for Web and Print
    A. RAW files
    B. Tiff files
    C. JPEG files
     D. Bit Depth
    E. Resolution
    F. Sharpening
VII. Computer Applications
     A. Adobe image editing software
    B. Epson Scan software
    C. RIP Queue
VI. Portfolio and Critique
    A. Portfolio content
    B. Presenting work
    C. Critiquing work
         1. Analytical examination
         2. Aesthetic judgments
         3. Composition
         4. Visual literacy
         5. Creative process
         6. Aesthetic judgments
         7. Presenting work for final critique
VII. The Use, Care and Safety for Materials, Tools and Equipment of Color Photography
    A. Possible hazards
    B. Safe usage
    C. Ergonomics
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture- and Lab-Related Assignment:
 
1. Creating 3-5 prints comprising both technical and aesthetic challenges to demonstrate
    understanding and application of course concepts such as advanced exposure
    control, color management and profiles, composition and color as a form of
    communication
    a. Architecture photography on location (natural light)
    b. Event Photography with bounced, directional, and diffused light sources
    c. Tabletop photography using principles and elements of color and composition
2. Participate in critiques of classmates' work to advance visual literacy, verbal communication,
    and articulate individual expression
3. Present 10-15 color photographic prints portfolio of a self-selected topic

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 15%
Midterm critique and evaluation of progress
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
65 - 75%
Print assignments and portfolio
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
15 - 25%
Participation in the class and critique process


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Exploring Color Photography: From Film to Pixels. 6th ed. Hirsch, Robert. Routledge. 2015 (classic)

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