Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: ART                                     Course Number: 113                                    
Course Title: Digital Photography I
Subject: Art
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course is an introduction to digital photography as an art medium and form of communication. Topics include basic DSLR camera operation and use of imaging software, associated with an introductory knowledge of concepts from history and theory of photography, which include the development of the medium since its inception to the current day (i.e. from the daguerreotype to digital). Students are encouraged to create artwork that responds to research and to philosophical inquiry, and which articulates original ideas, keeping in mind the complex ethical issues associated with representation.

Start Date:    02/25/2013                         End Date: