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Digital Photography Certificate

Certificate Number 902031

The Digital Photography Certificate will develop learner's skills in digital still photography, studio photography, image editing, image rating, organizing and archiving, system setup, and file handling skills on a Macintosh computer graphic workstation.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Capture digital images.
. Operate a Macintosh workstation.
. Communicate effectively with images.
. Setup and operate professional digital cameras.
. Direct photo shoots.
. Organize files and data.
. Edit images.
. Rate, organize, and archive images.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 312031, Photography

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

. High school diploma or equivalent.

Curriculum

Catalog No. Description Credits

10-111-101 Macintosh-Image Editing
3
10-203-104 Photography-Digital
3
10-203-178 Photography-Digital Advanced
3
10-203-187 Photography-Digital Editing
3
10-203-180 Photography -Digital Workflow
3

Certificate Total
15

Course Descriptions

10-111-101 Macintosh-Image Editing...(Adobe Photoshop + Adobe Acrobat) scanning, editing, color correcting and creating composite montage photographs. Prepare images for publication in print. An introduction to manipulating bitmap images.

10-203-104 Photography-Digital...capturing digital images, exposure, shutter speed, aperture, composition, camera operations, lenses, lighting, camera accessories, types of photography, photo challenges, importing, editing and storing images. Access to a digital camera required.

10-203-178 Photography-Digital Advanced...advanced camera operations, lighting techniques, portraiture and posing, post editing production, location and studio photography, critique images, web based portfolio. You must have access to an SLR digital camera. (Prerequisite: 10-203-104 Photography-Digital)

10-203-187 Photography-Digital Editing...(Adobe Photoshop) digital editing through advanced tool usage and masking. Non-destructive editing through RAW and smart objects. Color adjustments, advanced retouching, automation, photorealism, creating reusable presets/compositions. (Prerequisite: 10-111-101 Macintosh Image Editing)

10-203-180 Photography-Digital Workflow...(Apple Aperture) photo editing, image retouching, proofing, publishing, archiving. Techniques for sorting, ranking, organizing images, display images for client review, apply metadata, keep up-to-date online portfolio, color manage your workflow.

For more information, please contact: The Business & Information Technology Department,(920) 498-5435 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5435,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.