SRJC Course Outlines

11/26/2020 11:01:29 AMART 60 Course Outline as of Fall 2020

Reinstated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 60Title:  STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY  
Full Title:  Studio Photography
Last Reviewed:4/4/2011

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 60A

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to professional application of studio lighting techniques for portraiture and commercial products.

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


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ART 23

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to professional application of studio lighting techniques for portraiture and commercial products.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 19 or ART 82
Recommended:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ART 23
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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 2020Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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. Analyze and assess studio lighting techniques regarding artificial light and exposure.
2. Create a portfolio that demonstrates a range of studio lighting techniques.      
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate basic knowledge of studio photography equipment correctly, safely and
    creatively in the production of original images.
2. Demonstrate proper use of: cameras, lights, modifiers, stands, booms and tripods.
3. Demonstrate mastery of various artificial light sources including continuous light and studio
    strobes.
4. Employ creative and critical judgment regarding photographic composition and lighting for
    working in a photographic studio setting.
5. Apply a working vocabulary of studio photography terminology towards the critical analysis
    of images.
6. Create a portfolio that demonstrates a range of studio lighting techniques.

Topics and Scope
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I. Light
    A. Tungsten light
    B. Strobe light
    C. Daylight
    D. LED
    E. Fluorescent and other sources
    F. Mixed lighting
 
II. Equipment/tools
    A.  Camera with manual controls, analog or digital
     B. Light meter
         1. Reflective
         2. Incident box
    C. Tripod
    D. Light stand/boom
    E. Back drop
    F. Photography lenses
         1. Telephoto
         2. Wide angle
         3. Macro
    G. Light modifiers
         1. Soft box
         2. Beauty dish
         3. Umbrella
         4. Snoot
         5. Bounce card
         6. Flag/Gobo
         7. Diffusion panel
 
III. Making prints
    A. Gelatin silver print
    B. Digital/inkjet print
    C. Editing software
 
IV. Studio light set
    A. Portrait: single subject
    B. Multiple subject portrait
    C. Food
    D. Fashion
    E. Texture
    F. Reflective surface
 
V. Portfolio
    A. Aesthetic judgement of fine art and commercial studio photography
    B. Presenting work for final critique
 
VI. The use, care and safety of materials and tools for studio photography equipment
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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1. Create and critique 3-5 prints for each of the assigned topics
2. Create and critique midterm portfolio and final portfolio of 5-10 photographs of self-selected subjects

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 problem solving assessments and 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 - 30%
Midterm critique and progress of prints
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 80%
Midterm portfolio and final 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
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials:
 
Light Science & Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting. 5th ed. Hunter, Fil and Biver, Steven and Fuqua, Paul. Routledge. 2015 (classic)
 
The Photographer's Guide to Posing: Techniques to Flatter Everyone. Adler, Lindsey. Rocky Nook. 2017

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