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Photographic Imaging 1,2 (P) (8105, 8106)
Photographic Imaging 3,4 (P) (8107, 8108)
Photographic Imaging Community Classroom 5,6 (8109, 8110)


Grade Range:
 11–12
 Prerequisites:
 Photography 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two to four semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts; community classroom sections may be repeated for credit
 UC subject area satisfied:
 f - Visual and Performing Arts
Notes:
 Under Administrative Procedure 4771, Alternative Means of Satisfying the Prescribed Course of Study, courses 8105–8108 may be used to fulfill the Visual and Performing Arts high school graduation requirement.

Students completing Photographic Imaging 1,2 with a grade of A or B (both semesters) and on the final exam are eligible to earn up to 3 units of community college credit.

Course Description:
 This course provides advanced training in digital photography and includes instruction in composition and color dynamics in the field of digital media. The course focuses on the communication of ideas through photography, as well as light and environmental controls. Students use digital cameras, scanners, computers and high-end printers to produce projects related to the industry. Training in the use of specialized software for photo editing and image manipulation is incorporated into the instructional plan.

This course is part of the Design, Visual, and Media Arts career pathway. Paid and unpaid internships are part of the course curriculum.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Joyner & Monaghan, Focus on Photography, Davis, 2007.