DESPH 116

Introduction to Photography and Digital Workflow

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Basic camera techniques and digital capture, developing entry-level skills in digital imaging workflow, developing skills with industry-related software and working methods. Lighting two-dimensional work for portfolio documentation.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Pre-photography major or pre-design status.

Note

Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout the year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.

Title

Technical Competency

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to understand the basic aspects of photography dealing with composition and subject matter and understand the technical aspects of photography, ISO, Shutter and Exposure.

Title

Good Design

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to sensitively compose photographs using the elements and principles of good design.

Title

Effective Use of Light

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to effectively use light in general and use it to define form.

Title

Seeing and Creativity

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to see photographically and think creatively.

Title

Digital Imaging Workflow

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to develop a personal digital imaging workflow to manage their creative output.