SRJC Course Outlines

10/21/2019 8:32:38 AMART 83 Course Outline as of Summer 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 83Title:  INTERMED DIGITAL PHOTO  
Full Title:  Intermediate Digital Photography
Last Reviewed:10/24/2016

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: 

Catalog Description:
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Intermediate level digital photography course in asset management and image processing for the professional photographer, using cutting edge, industry software, such as Adobe Lightroom. Students need to bring their own Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR camera).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ART 82


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Intermediate level digital photography course in asset management and image processing for the professional photographer, using cutting edge, industry software, such as Adobe Lightroom. Students need to bring their own Digital Single-Lens Reflex (DSLR camera).
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 82
Recommended:
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 2017Inactive:
 
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.  Import RAW images from camera into Lightroom, making use of organizational and output
    abilities of the software.
2.  Prepare files to be exported for screen-based and print output.
3.  Create and manage digital workflow and archives from digital files.
4.  Create a portfolio of work demonstrating technical and conceptual competency.
 

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1. Import, process and export RAW files.
2. Use proper workflow strategies in Lightroom.
3. Manage digital assets.
4. Import digital images for editing.
5. Properly use Library, Develop, and Output modules in Lightroom.
6. Integrate Lightroom with other editing software.
7. Create, critique and edit photographs in order to assemble a cohesive portfolio of digital
    photos demonstrating technical and conceptual competency.
8. Safely handle and maintain digital imaging hardware and materials.  
9. Use Lightroom to prepare professional quality images for printing and/or digital distribution.

Topics and Scope
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I. Camera RAW format and RAW conversion process
     A. RAW sensor data
     B. Digital Negative
     C. Proprietary RAW formats such as .TIF, .NEF, .CR2, .CRW
     D. Converting to JPGs, PSDs and TIFFs via camera manufactured converter or software such
          as Lightroom or Adobe Camera RAW
II. Portfolio Images
    A. Usage of appropriate digital camera RAW
    B. View in library
    C. Selection
III. Library and Develop Module in Lightroom or other current software
     A. Organization and cataloging
     B. Metadata and keywords
     C. Development of photos, including white balance, tint, exposure, highlights, shadows,
          brightness, contrast, cropping, sharpening, noise, saturation and grayscale
IV. Print or Screen-based output
     A. Export
     B. Color profiles and color analyzer
     C. Archival considerations
V. Critiquing
    A. Analytical examination including technical choices
    B. Aesthetic judgment
    C. Composition
    D. Visual literacy
    E. Creative process
VI. Presentation
    A. Concept and content
    B. Archival methods
    C. Technical considerations
    D. Portfolio sequencing
    E. Displays

Assignments:
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1. Written personal responses
2. Lab: Weekly photo assignments and class critiques, applying concepts presented in lecture
3. Homework assignments applying concepts presented in lecture and practiced in lab
4. Quizzes (1 - 2)
5. Digital and/or hard copy portfolio of final work

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 - 5%
Written personal responses
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
40 - 55%
A portfolio of final work and various photo assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
25 - 40%
Weekly photo assignments and class critiques
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and participation in lab


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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A Short Course in Digital Photography. Stone, Jim and Upton, John and London, Barbara. Pearson: 2015
Capture on Pro 9: Mastering Raw Development, Image Processing and Asset Management. Emi, Sascha. Rockynook: 2016
Lights and Lens (2nd). Hirsch, Robert. Focal Press: 2012 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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