2013-2015 Undergraduate Catalog

COM 470 Advanced Digital Photographic Communication

Introduces principles of digital photography and teaches basic competencies to apply standard photo concepts to the realm of digital imaging. Students study history of digital photography, techniques of composition, and basic processes of producing digital photographs from electronic and traditional camera images. Emphasis on practical technique with electronic equipment (cameras, scanners, photo CDs, and other methods of image acquisition) and the manipulation of images through applications like Adobe Photoshop. Students are expected to develop an understanding of the relationship of digital photography to their professional goals. Different evaluation criteria applied to graduate/undergraduate students. Prerequisite: COM 360 Basic Digital Photographic Communication or permission of the instructor.