Digital PhotographyGrades: 9, 10, 11, 12 ~ Full Year1 Credit ~ May be offered for Dual CreditFee RequiredThis course instructs the basic fundamentals of digital imagery, including image capture, image editing and image output. Camera, computer and printing operations will be covered and aligned with the state standards for media technologies. Photographic concepts, photographic history and photography as a career will also be covered in this beginning level course. No prior photography skills are required for this course.Digital Photography IIGrades: 10, 11, 12 ~ Full Year1 Credit ~ May be offered for Dual CreditPrerequisite: Digital Photography I ~ Fee RequiredThis one-year course builds on the skills learned in Digital Photography I with an emphasis on production for the needs of clients, publication, or competition. Special attention will be given to the profession of the photographer as artist and commercial artist. Students will be expected to develop technical expertise to enhance their digital imaging skills. Explorations in the process, production, and role of digital imaging will provide the students with the 21st century skills necessary for personal development and the work setting. Areas of concentration include portrait photography, photo documentation and journalism, color photography, and the photo essay. Students will design a photo project and will be expected to exhibit their work.
Digital Photography IIIGrades: 11, 12 ~ Full Year1 Credit ~ May be offered for Dual CreditPrerequisite: Digital Photography I ~ Fee RequiredThis is a one-year course for students who are interested in pursuing photo and graphic communications professionally. Each student will be expected to apply the skills learned in Digital Photography 1 and 2 during a service-learning project in which they provide a photographic service to an organization or business. In addition to developing their own personal projects, students will refine professional skills required by the professional graphics industry. Digital Photography 3 students will be expected to mentor both Digital Photography 1 and 2 students.For more information contact Merle McKinnon or 480-883-5231For more information contact Heather Hackett or 480-883-5076