TCH101: Digital Photography

This list is representative of the materials provided or used in this course. Keep in mind that the actual materials used may vary, depending on the school in which you are enrolled, and whether you are taking the course as Independent Study.

For a complete list of the materials to be used in this course by your enrolled student, please visit MyInfo. All lists are subject to change at any time.

Scope & Sequence : Scope & Sequence documents describe what is covered in a course (the scope) and also the order in which topics are covered (the sequence). These documents list instructional objectives and skills to be mastered. K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

Course Overview

In Digital Photography, students will learn the basics of photographic composition and lighting, the basics of using a digital camera and the basics of preparing a digital darkroom. Students will also learn basic color theory and the fundamentals of image processing. This course is designed for the student who has no background in photography.

back to top

Course Length

One Semester

back to top

Prerequisites

None

back to top

Course Outline

Unit 1: Introduction

Unit 2: How it All Works

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - The System of Digital Photography
  • Section 3 - How Digital Cameras Work
  • Section 4 - How Lenses Work

Unit 3: Using your Digital Camera

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - Handling the Camera
  • Section 3 - Digital Exposure
  • Section 4 - Moving Your Photos
  • Section 5 - Archiving Your Photographs

Unit 4: The Subject

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - Topic of the Photograph
  • Section 3 - Using Supporting Details
  • Section 4 - Subject, Details, and Context

Unit 5: Composition

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - Photographic Composition

Unit 6: Light and Flash

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - The Basics
  • Section 3 - Natural Light
  • Section 4 - Artificial Light

Unit 7: Image Processing

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - The GIMP
  • Section 3 - Working With Color
  • Section 4 - Resizing Images

Unit 8: Black and White Photography

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - Black and White Photography

Unit 9: Using Your Photographs

  • Section 1 - Introduction
  • Section 2 - Using Your Work

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Successfully use a digital camera to make images.
  • Explain and apply basic photographic composition to their images.
  • Explain and apply the various characteristics of light in making their images.
  • Explain and apply the fundamental tools of image processing to their work.
  • Explain the hardware and software requirements for a digital darkroom and analyze their systems in terms of those requirements.
  • Explain how a digital camera works.
  • Explain how they can use photographs.
back to top

Lesson Scheduling

back to top

 

K12 Scope & Sequence documents for each course include:

  • Course Overview (as seen above)
  • Course Outline
  • Lesson Time and Scheduling