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Photography 1,2 (P) (3691, 3692)


Grade Range:
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts
 UC subject area satisfied:
 f (visual and performing arts)
 Under Administrative Procedure 4771, Alternative Means of Satisfying the Prescribed Course of Study, this course may be used to fulfill the Visual and Performing Arts high school graduation requirement.
Course Description:

Students acquire the ability to complete all of the processes involved in taking various kinds of photographs and producing finished prints. Understanding of the principles of good composition and of the application of photographic principles to industrial processes is stressed. This course uses advances in photographic technology to produce and to display digital photos. Students develop interests and abilities in photography to the point that they have a good foundation for an avocation.

This course is part of the Design, Visual, and Media Arts career pathway in the Arts, Media, and Entertainment industry sector.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Photography for the 21st Century, Glencoe 2007.