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Digital Photography Certificate

Program Code: 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. All credits from this certificate may be applied toward the Digital Photography technical diploma.

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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

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Requirements for Certificate Entry:

• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Strong computer skills.

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Curriculum
Catalog No. Description
Credits
10-111-101
Photoshop Fundamentals
3
10-111-101 PHOTOSHOP FUNDAMENTALS ...perform raster Image Editing. Course content covers functions of Adobe Photoshop. Create image selections, extractions and composite files using Adobe software, and apply common photo adjustments using fundamental design solutions, creating composite images. Course Typically Offered: Summer/Fall/Spring
10-203-104
Photography-Digital
3
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. Course Typically Offered: Summer/Fall/Spring
10-203-178
Photography-Digital Advanced
3
10-203-178 PHOTOGRAPHY-DIGITAL ADVANCED ...advanced camera operations. Identify and control qualities of light. Setup and use multiple light setups with speedlights, strobes, and constants. Work with natural light and light modifiers. Basic posing techniques. You must have access to an SLR digital camera. (Prerequisite: 10-203-104, Photography-Digital) Course Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
10-203-180
Photography -Digital Workflow
3
10-203-180 PHOTOGRAPHY-DIGITAL WORKFLOW ...(Adobe Lightroom) 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. (Prerequisite: 10-203-104, Photography-Digital) Course Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
10-203-187
Photography-Digital Editing
3
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, Photoshop Fundamentals) Course Typically Offered: Spring
Certificate Total
15
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