Photography I: Digital (Section 1) - Summer 2019

Photography I: Digital (Section 1) - Summer 2019

Regular price $128.25
Tara Champion
DAY / TIME Mondays 6-9:30pm | June 24 - August 12, 2019
TUITION $825 + $30 Materials Fee | Payment & Refund Policy
LEVEL Foundation
PREREQS None; Students must have a Digital SLR Camera (or equivalent camera)
CREDITS 3 – Fulfills Elective requirement for Certificate Program

Photography I: Digital is an introduction to the creative and technical processes of photography through digital media. The course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of photography through exercises and creative assignments using a Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera. Students gain a basic understanding of digital media, a thorough knowledge of camera operation and photographic processes, while also engaging concepts of composition, style and medium.

This course is designed for those who have little or no previous experience in photography and there is no prerequisite. In addition to weekly shooting assignments, class sessions include critiques, lecture, in class hands-on exercises, and the review of weekly shooting assignments. Critiques are an important aspect of photographic education and class critiques are intended to acquaint students with the language of photography and the basic critical skills for conceptualizing, creating, viewing and discussing photographic images.


  • Students must have a digital camera with full manual control (e.g. Digital SLR), including a range of shutter speeds and aperture settings.
  • Students should expect to spend several hours per week on assignments for this course, which may require use of PCNW facilities; view our Rental Rates for details about additional fees.
  • The Materials Fee for the course includes a digital print allotment for in-class and outside of class printing, the details of which will be shared on the first day. Other supplies are the responsibility of the student.
  • Additional information about course expectations and required materials will be provided by the instructor at the start of the quarter.


Image © Elisa Huerta-Enochian

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