Course Code: DCOM 1501
Academic Year: 2018-2019
In this course, students explore and gain visual literacy as they advance their skills in image capture and post-production image processing. Students investigate how meanings are produced and interpreted through cultural and social practices of making and viewing photographic images. Students work with concepts of digital imaging and the wide variety of tools, commands and options in Adobe Photoshop to produce high quality still images. Students also work with image capture for websites and photo blogs and use these skills to complete creative and complex assignments. Students are introduced to the photographic studio and professional studio lighting equipment. This course includes group projects and individual portfolio development with the goal of learning clear visual communication and storytelling.