Digital Photography & Editing

Students are introduced to the fundamentals of recording and editing still images captured with a DSLR camera. The course is designed to provide a balance between strong technical skills and artistic vision. Topics include light, colour, optics and image manipulation, with an emphasis on effective composition and meaningful content. Students will also examine emerging modes of photography and social image sharing platforms. This course emphasizes critical thinking by requiring the student to examine past solutions; learn how to use technology safely; explore new and more efficient techniques and become critically active in evaluating both personal work and work by others.