Looking for a photography or digital imaging class?

Check out these open sections:

ART 138 ADVANCED DIGITAL IMAGING FOR PHOTOGRAPHY, ART, AND GRAPHICS3 UnitsFee: $15. [Prerequisite: ART 192 or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ART 138L. Recommended Preparation: Advanced skills on Macintosh computers, Adobe Photoshop, and advanced photographic skills.] Presents advanced techniques in the use of Adobe Photoshop with an emphasis on the production of photographic images. Introduces color calibration, color theory and the use of the zone system for precise control of digital output. Students will apply these concepts to the production of a portfolio of digital photographs. [D; CSU]
Open Sections:
01, MW 9-00am to 11:50am

ART 156 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY3 UnitsCovers the survey of the history of photography from its invention to its continued use as an art and communication form. Emphasizes the aesthetic and historical influences on photography, as well as photography effects upon society and culture. [D; CSU; UC]
Open Sections:
660, Hybrid, TH 6-00pm to 9:50pm, 8 weeks long

ART 192 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGING3 UnitsFee: $20. [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ART 192L.] Introduces digital imaging to graphic artists, artists, and photographers. Covers basic instruction on the digital image, Macintosh computers using Adobe Photoshop software, film and flatbed scanners, and archival printers. Emphasizes the application of technology for image optimization, enhancement, manipulation, composites, and collages. [D; CSU; UC]
Open Sections:
03, MW 12:00pm to 2:50pm
60, TTH 6:00pm to 9:50pm

ART 205 BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY3 UnitsFee: $15. Grade only. [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ART 205L.] Emphasizes aesthetics, content, technical aspects, ways of seeing, and creativity in photography. Explores camera operation, color and grayscale optimization, digital capture, and Camera RAW. Appropriate for students without prior photographic experience. Requires an adjustable digital camera with manual exposure and Camera RAW capabilities or equivalent. [D; CSU; UC]
Open Sections:
07, MW 12:00pm to 2:50pm
08, TTH 12:00pm to 3:25pm, 15 week, Late Start: 9/3
60, MW 6:00pm to 8:50pm
62, TTH, 6:00pm to 8:50pm

ART 206 INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY3 UnitsFee: $15. Grade only. [Prerequisite: ART 205 or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ART 206L] Focuses on creative assignments in a variety of photographic styles. Includes intermediate techniques of exposure control, high dynamic range, digital photographic aesthetics, digital workflow, medium and large format cameras, and electronic flash. Assignments are in color and grayscale. Requires an adjustable camera with manual exposure mode. A digital SLR is recommended. [D; CSU; UC]

Open Sections:
60, MW 6:00pm to 8:50pm

ART 207 STUDIO AND LIGHTING TECHNIQUES3 UnitsFee: $15. Grade only. [Prerequisite: ART 205 or equivalent. Corequisite: ART 207L.] Explores artificial lighting including strobes within the studio and the outside world. Emphasizes the control of light, quality of light, mixing natural and artificial light, basic portrait, and product lighting. Introduces techniques and concepts used in fine art and advertising photography. Requires an adjustable camera with a manual exposure mode. A digital SLR camera is recommended. [D; CSU]

Open Sections:
01, MW 12:00pm to 2:50pm

ART 208A FILM AND DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY I (Also 208B)3 UnitsFee: $15. Grade only. [Prerequisite: ART 205 or equivalent.] Introduces film and darkroom photographic processes. Applies camera and exposure techniques learned in Art 205 to chemical and silver-based photographic processes. Requires an adjustable film camera. [D; CSU]
Open Sections:
01, F 9:00am to 3:20pm (lunch break included)
ART 209 PHOTOGRAPHY BUSINESS PRACTICES2 UnitsGrade only. [Recommended Preparation: BUS 149 or equivalent.] Emphasizes business related skills for a variety of photographic careers. Includes assisting, freelance, assignment production, studio work, photojournalism, stock photography, self-employment, and other photographic fields. Covers self-branding, organization, planning, client relations, legalities, pre-production work, budgeting, scheduling, and talent scouting. Requires participation in field trips, scenarios, and observing lectures by guest speakers. [D; CSU]

Open Sections:
01, MW 7:00pm to 8:30pm

ART 211 EDITORIAL AND ADVERTISING PHOTOGRAPHY3 UnitsFee: $15. Grade only. [Prerequisite: ART 207 or equivalent.] Emphasizes the commercial application of photography. Discusses the relationship between photographer, art director, and client. Applies photography principles to magazine articles, advertisements, marketing, and promotion. Requires an adjustable digital camera with manual exposure mode and Camera RAW capabilities. A digital SLR is recommended. [D; CSU]
Open Sections:
01, TTH 6:00pm to 9:15pm, 15 week class, Late Start: 9/3

ART 213 SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHY3 UnitsFee: $15. Grade only. [Prerequisite: ART 207 or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ART 213L.] Provides additional exploration or photography through the examination of selected topics chosen from the following photographic genres: wedding, product, commercial, application of photography to industry, and the use of specific photographic techniques in fine arts. [D]
Open Sections:
01, MW 9:00am to 11:50am

ART 290 COOPERATIVE WORK EXPERIENCE IN APPLIED Visual Arts I4 Units[Limitation on Enrollment: Declared art major. Prerequisite: ART 100 or ART 159 or ART 192 or ART 205 or equivalent.] Provides students with professional applied arts experience by working in a visual arts related occupation. Includes weekly class activities, one unit credit is granted for each 60 hours of volunteer or 75 hours of paid work. The supervisor and the instructor will evaluate each student’s performance. [D; CSU] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2013: TITLE – Cooperative Work Experience in Applied Visual Arts I]

Open Sections:
01, M 6:0pm to 6:50pm