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Photography
BUSINESS AND LAW DEPARTMENT

9 INTRODUCTION TO CAMERAS AND COMPOSITION
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
Course covers basic information in the use of cameras, lenses, film and exposure to produce good photographs.

10 BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY
(CAN ART 18)
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 2 hours, lab 3 hours. UC:CSU 3 UNITS
Supplies: Students must provide own 35-mm camera, film and paper.
This introductory course is for students without photographic training who do not plan to major in photography. Basic camera and photo laboratory techniques are studied to enable students to communicate through photographic statements. Acceptable for credit: CSUN:Art 250.

11 ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY
Prerequisite: Photo 10 | Lecture: 2 hours, lab 6 hours. UC:CSU 4 UNITS RPT2
Provides theory and practice of contemporary use of the camera; training in projection control; includes special effects procedures with an emphasis on creative thinking and idea preparation and execution.

12 ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES
Prerequisite: Photo 11 | Lecture: 2 hours, lab 6 hours. CSU 4 UNITS
Offers a study of advanced photographic techniques theory, chemicals and formulas necessary to the creative photographer. Includes special effects, such as solarization, texture screens, controls of lighting, infrared photography, etc.

47 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERIZED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Prerequisite: None | Lecture: 2 hours, lab 3 hours. CSU 3 UNITS
This course is an introduction to digital image processing. Software used will be Adobe Photoshop. Topics will include tools selection, Processes channels, layers, filters, sharpening, unsharp mask, despeckle, modes, filters, type effects, levels, curves, ethics.

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