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Digital Photography I (TCH031)

Digital Photography I (TCH031)

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Quick Overview

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This course focuses on the basics of photography, including building an understanding of aperture, shutter speed, lighting, and composition. Students are introduced to the history of photography and basic camera functions. They use the basic techniques of composition and camera functions to build a portfolio of images, capturing people, landscapes, close-ups, and action photographs.

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Course Overview

This course focuses on the basics of photography, including building an understanding of aperture, shutter speed, lighting, and composition. Students are introduced to the history of photography and basic camera functions. They use the basic techniques of composition and camera functions to build a portfolio of images, capturing people, landscapes, close-ups, and action photographs.

 

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography
Unit 2: The History of Photography
Unit 3: Aperture & Shutter Speed
Unit 4: Composition
Unit 5: Lighting
Digital Photography I Midterm Exam
Unit 6: Special Techniques
Unit 7: People
Unit 8: Landscapes & Places
Unit 9: The Close-Up
Unit 10: Documentary & Action
Digital Photography I Final Exam

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss how cameras work.
  • Learn what happens inside the camera when you take a picture.
  • Investigate how an image is created by the camera.
  • Learn some of the basic terminology for photography and cameras.
  • Examine how a simple pinhole camera can be constructed at home.
  • Discuss the usage of pinhole cameras and how they were used before modern photography.
  • Discuss the development of the first camera in the early nineteenth century.
  • Investigate some of the advances that were made to cameras and photograph production through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
  • Examine the development of digital cameras.
  • Discuss the changes in the stock image industry.
  • Understand aperture and shutter speed.
  • Discuss how different aperture and shutter speed settings can influence a photograph.
  • Examine how aperture and shutter speed settings influence each other.
  • Investigate some of the common camera modes.
  • Discuss how aperture and shutter speed can be used to create nighttime photographs.
  • Discuss composition and how it applies to photographs.
  • Examine some of the common rules

Additional Information

Course Length 12 Months
Prerequisites No
Course Materials No
Course Start Date

Courses Taught by a K12 Teacher

Courses with a teacher have designated start dates throughout Fall, Spring, and Summer. Full-year courses last 10 months and semester courses last 4 months. Courses are taught by teachers in K12 International Academy. For details on start dates, click here.

Teacher Assisted Yes, this course is taught by a K12 International Academy teacher. If you are looking for a teacher-supported option with additional flexibility and year-round start dates, click here to learn about the Keystone School, another K12 online private schooling option.
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Hardware and Browsers (Minimum Recommendations)

Windows OS

  • CPU: 1.8 GHz or faster processor (or equivalent)

  • RAM: 1GB of RAM

  • Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Mozilla Firefox 10.0 versions or higher, Chrome 17.0 or higher

  • At this time our users are encouraged not to upgrade to Windows 10 or Edge (the new browser)

 

Mac OS

  • CPU: PowerPC G4 1 GHz or faster processor; Intel Core Duo 1.83 GHz or faster processor

  • RAM: 1GB of RAM

  • Browser: Firefox 10.0 versions or higher, Chrome 17.0 or higher (Safari is not supported!)

Internet Connections

It is highly recommended that a broadband connection be used instead of dial up.