Digital Photo 1 Scope and Sequence

Digital Photo I Scope and Sequence
 
Art Terminology
Indicators
Basic photography concepts:
Balance
Camera Angle
Distance
Framing
Rule of 3rds
Line Dominance
Simplicity
Cropping
Tone
Contrast
Movement
Color
Value
 
 
Elements of Art
Color
Form
Line
Shape
Space
Texture
Value
 
 
Principles of Design
Balance
Dominance/Emphasis
Harmony/Discord
Movement
Proportion
Rhythm
Unity
Variety
Contrast
 
 
 
 
 
 
Introduction To:
-Art elements/Design Principles
-Compositional techniques (rule of thirds, distance, camera angle, line dominance, framing, balance)
-Depth of field
-F-stop/Aperture
-Lighting Techniques (Natural & Artificial)
-Image Capture Techniques and methods: Scanning prints and Film
-Photographic history including digital (movements, innovations, Modern technology, famous works, etc.)
-Basic camera functions- Digital SLR vs. Point and Shoot (F-stop/Aperture, parts of the camera body, lens, accessories, etc.)
-Matting/mounting artwork
-Self/Group Critique using art elements/design principles
 
Photoshop Software basics:
-File format
-Image size
-Resolution
-Pixel/Grain comparison
-Adjustments
-Image Correction
-Burning/Dodging Techniques
-Working with selections
-Contrast
-Working with color (Modes, mixing, and applying)
-Burning/dodging
-Cropping
-Clone tool/photo retouching
-Layers