Photography (PHOT)

PHOT 1  Laboratory Studies: Black and White Photography

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: PHOT 10 (may have been taken previously)

Extended black and white laboratory experiences to supplement those available in the regular program. Provides students the opportunity to pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

PHOT 1A  Laboratory Studies: Beginning Black and White Photography

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: PHOT 10

Extended black-and-white laboratory experiences to improve skills through further instruction and practice, as well as pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620400PHOT:1AT2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430
Fall 201620401PHOT:1AW6:30pm - 9:40pmL. Mc Cready13-1430
Fall 201623690PHOT:1AM2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430

PHOT 1B  Laboratory Studies: Advanced Black and White Photography

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: PHOT 11 or PHOT 12 or PHOT 17

Extended advanced black and white laboratory experiences with medium and large format cameras to improve skills and pursue more advanced photographic printing, processing, and enlarging techniques.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620405PHOT:1BT2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430
Fall 201620408PHOT:1BW6:30pm - 9:40pmL. Mc Cready13-1430
Fall 201623691PHOT:1BM2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430

PHOT 1C  Laboratory Studies: Studio Photography

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: PHOT 11 or PHOT 14 or PHOT 16 or PHOT 17 or PHOT 18 or PHOT 20 or PHOT 30

Extended studio photography experiences to supplement those available through the regular program. Provides students the opportunity to improve skills through further instruction and practice, as well as pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620406PHOT:1CT2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430
Fall 201620409PHOT:1CW6:30pm - 9:40pmL. Mc Cready13-1430
Fall 201623692PHOT:1CM2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430

PHOT 1D  Laboratory Studies: Computer Applications in Photography

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 54
Corequisite: PHOT 9 or PHOT 19 or PHOT 24

Extended computer laboratory experiences to supplement those available in the regular program. Provides students the opportunity to improve skills through further instruction and practice, as well as pursue more advanced projects and experiments.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620407PHOT:1DT2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430
Fall 201620410PHOT:1DW6:30pm - 9:40pmL. Mc Cready13-1430
Fall 201623693PHOT:1DM2:00pm - 5:10pmL. Hartman13-1430

PHOT 5  Digital Cameras and Composition

1 Unit (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 18   

Use of digital cameras and image editing software to create well-composed, quality photographs for use in Graphic Design and other applications. Camera required after first class meeting. Field trip required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201625009PHOT:5F6:00pm - 8:00pmG. Zajack13-1430
S9:00am - 5:00pmG. Zajack13-1430

PHOT 9  Digital Image Editing for Photographers

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Corequisite: PHOT 10 (may have been taken previously)

Software and techniques including digital workflow practices, digital image editing, enhancing and retouching methods commonly used in photography.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620402PHOT:9T11:30am - 1:35pmL. Felix13-2425
R11:30am - 2:40pmL. Felix13-2425

PHOT 10  Basic Digital and Film Photography

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54

The basic mechanical, optical, and chemical principles of photography, including digital image systems. Laboratory experience involves problems related to camera and image output techniques.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620186PHOT:10M8:00am - 10:05amL. Hartman13-1455
W8:00am - 11:10amL. Hartman13-1455
Fall 201620187PHOT:10T8:00am - 10:05amL. Hartman13-1455
R8:00am - 11:10amL. Hartman13-1455
Fall 201620188PHOT:10T11:30am - 1:35pmJ. Perez13-1455
R11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Perez13-1455
Fall 201620189PHOT:10M11:30am - 1:35pmL. Hartman13-1455
W11:30am - 2:40pmL. Hartman13-1455
Fall 201620190PHOT:10T3:00pm - 5:05pmD. Cook13-1455
R3:00pm - 6:10pmD. Cook13-1455
Fall 201620191PHOT:10M3:00pm - 5:05pmS. Schenck13-1455
W3:00pm - 6:10pmS. Schenck13-1455
Fall 201620192PHOT:10T6:30pm - 8:35pmL. Mc Cready13-1455
R6:30pm - 9:40pmL. Mc Cready13-1455
Fall 201620208PHOT:10F9:00am - 11:04amJ. Perez13-1455
F11:05am - 2:30pmJ. Perez13-1455
Fall 201620374PHOT:10M6:30pm - 8:35pmC. Edwards13-1455
W6:30pm - 9:40pmC. Edwards13-1455
Fall 201620375PHOT:10S9:00am - 11:04amH. Clark13-1455
S11:05am - 2:30pmH. Clark13-1455
Fall 201620472PHOT:10M11:30am - 1:35pmNotEntered-XXXX
W11:30am - 2:40pmNotEntered-XXXX
Fall 201623687PHOT:10M8:00am - 10:05amS. Schenck13-2425
W8:00am - 11:10amS. Schenck13-2425

PHOT 11  Intermediate Photography

4 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 108
Prerequisite: PHOT 10

Current professional techniques and studio lighting. Includes studio and field assignments related to problems encountered while professionally photographing people and products. Topics include medium and large format film and digital cameras, computer basics for professional photographers and studio lighting. Students must furnish a digital single lens reflex (DSLR) camera. Field trips may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620193PHOT:11T5:30pm - 7:35pmG. Zajack13-1430
T7:36pm - 9:40pmG. Zajack13-1430
R5:30pm - 9:40pmG. Zajack13-1430

PHOT 12  Photographic Alternatives

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10

Alternative photographic processes. Instant films: Lifts and transfers, specialized lighting, stain toning, emulsion coating, scanography and hand-made camera construction will be applied to produce images not considered common to making photographic prints.

PHOT 14  Commercial Lighting

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10
Advisory: PHOT 11

Use of studio equipment, and studio and location lighting techniques used in all aspects of commercial photographic applications. Field trips may be required.

PHOT 15  History of Photography

3 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
Lecture: 54   
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 68

Survey of the history of photography from circa 1839 to the present. An introduction to concepts of photographic representation and their impact on society.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620465PHOT:15R11:30am - 2:40pmG. Rager13-1220
Fall 201624239PHOT:15W6:30pm - 9:40pmG. Rager13-1220

PHOT 16  Fashion Photography

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 11

Professional illustrative, editorial and advertising fashion photography. Studio and location production in digital capture. Business aspects of operation and working with clients are presented. Off-campus assignments may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201623688PHOT:16T11:30am - 1:35pmJ. Loy13-1430
R11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Loy13-1430

PHOT 17  Photocommunication

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10

Affects that camera controls have on visual communication with photographs. Includes message enhancement using optical and digital controls, depth of field, lenses, lighting, composition, books, black and white vs. color images, and documentary and journalistic styles.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620376PHOT:17M11:30am - 1:35pmJ. Schaedel13-1430
W11:30am - 2:40pmJ. Schaedel13-1430

PHOT 18  Portraiture and Wedding Photography

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10
Advisory: PHOT 11

Professional studio and field techniques for portrait and wedding photography. Off-campus assignment or field trips may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620437PHOT:18F9:00am - 11:04amL. Felix13-1430
F11:05am - 2:30pmL. Felix13-1430

PHOT 19  Digital Color Management

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10 AND (PHOT 9 OR ARTC100)

Digital color management software and hardware skills, techniques and digital workflow practices commonly used in photography.

PHOT 20  Color Photography

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10

Fundamentals of photographic color theory, editing, schemes and presentation of color photographs. Applying color psychology principles and HDR to enhance image messages.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620194PHOT:20M8:00am - 10:05amJ. Perez13-1430
W8:00am - 11:10amJ. Perez13-1430

PHOT 21  Exploring Color Photography

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 20

Use of color principles as they relate to commercial and artistic styles and innovative use of color applications. Includes lighting and unusual techniques, exaggerated and unique color schemes, light-painting, lighting effects, high dynamic range effects, and oversize output.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201624229PHOT:21M8:00am - 10:05amJ. Perez13-1430
W8:00am - 11:10amJ. Perez13-1430

PHOT 24  Advanced Digital Image Editing for Photographers

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10 AND (PHOT 9 OR GRAP 10 OR ARTC 100)

Advanced software and techniques for digital image editing, archiving, and retouching used in commercial photography.

PHOT 25  Digital Capture Workflow

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 11

Advanced application of digital capture and workflow using DSLR medium and large format digital camera systems and software to produce high-quality digital files as a photographer or as a digital photographic technician. Field trips may be required.

PHOT 26  Video for Photographers

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 11 and PHOT 9
Corequisite: PHOT 14 (may have been taken previously)

Teaches advanced photography students how to create moving images for commercial applications using DSLR cameras. Using principles of framing and composition, storyboarding, production, camera, sound, and editing techniques, students will produce a commercial advertising reel representing their work. Field trips may be required.

PHOT 28  Photography Portfolio Development

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 10 and PHOT 11 and PHOT 20 and (PHOT 16 or PHOT 18)

Development of a photography portfolio and marketing materials for use in job application or gallery exhibition purposes. Field trips may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620420PHOT:28T8:00am - 10:05amJ. Perez13-1430
R8:00am - 11:10amJ. Perez13-1430

PHOT 29  Studio Business Practices for Commercial Artists

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 54   

Studio business practices for commercial artists. Small business operations, pricing services based on the licensing business model, copyright basics, project production, and estimating and invoicing.Field trips may be required.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201620468PHOT:29R3:00pm - 6:10pmJ. Perez13-2465

PHOT 30  Advertising Photography

3 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   Lab: 54
Prerequisite: PHOT 11 and PHOT 20
Advisory: PHOT 14

Overview of the commercial photographic industry including specialties and styles. Field trips may be required.

PHOT 98  Work Experience in Photography

1-3 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for Pass/No Pass only)
Lab: 75-225
Prerequisite: Compliance with Work Experience regulations as designated in the College Catalog

Provides students with on-the-job experience in professional photography and related areas in an approved worksite to strengthen and broaden skills in the workplace. A minimum of 60 non-paid clock hours per semester is required for each unit of credit. It is recommended that the hours per week are equally distributed throughout the semester. Students who repeat this course will improve skills through further instruction and practice.

PHOT 99  Special Projects in Photography

2 Units (Degree Applicable)
Lecture: 36   
Prerequisite: PHOT 10 and approval by instructor

In order to offer selected students recognition for their academic interests and ability and the opportunity to explore their disciplines to greater depth, the various departments from time to time offer Special Projects courses. The content of each course and the methods of study vary from semester to semester and depend on the particular project under consideration. Students must have an instructor's authorization before enrolling in this course. Students repeating this course will make individual contracts of a more advanced nature with the instructor to ensure that proficiencies are enhanced.

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