Photography (PTDI)

PTDI 2200  The Art of Photography  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to photography as a visual language. Students explore use of the creative process as they develop personal imagery and learn to compose and apply principles of art and design to their work. Introduces the history, aesthetics, principles, and procedures of the photographic medium and its influence on our modern society. A simple camera is necessary. Additional course fee required. Falls and Springs. (CTDI)

PTDI 2450  Digital Photography  (3 Credits)  

Introduces students to digital photography and the use of digital cameras, computer software, scanners, and photo-quality ink-jet printers in order to be able to create high quality color and black and white photo images. Students learn how to scan negatives, transparencies, and prints to produce high resolution files and to manipulate these files in Adobe Photoshop. Covers equipment calibration, manipulation of color rendition, and selections of fine art paper surfaces. Students work with composition, lighting, critique, and study works of contemporary photographers while developing a personal body of professional quality photo images. Additional course fee required. Not open to students who have earned credit for PT 3450. Falls and Springs. (CTDI) (TECO)