Art 218: Digital Intro

ART 218 COURSE SYLLABUS

Art 218_Syllabus_Fa18


BASIC CONCEPTS FOR INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

(click to download pdf for each topic)

Slideshows:

Digital Camera Basics

Manual Exposure

Metering Light

Lenses

Histograms

Composition

Workflow

Entire Fundamentals PDF


PROJECT & EXERCISES HANDOUT DOWNLOADS

Critique Expectations

Workflow and File Management

Histograms

Resolution

Dry Mounting

HDR


SHOOTING EXERCISES

Art 218_ShootingTechniques_Aperture

Art 218_ShootingExercise2_Light

Art 218_ShootingTechniques_Shutter Speed_Fa18


PROJECTS

2018_Art218_Scanogram

2018_Art218_Portrait


WORKSHEETS

Art 218_Worksheet_Chapter1&2

Art 218_Worksheet_Chapter2&3

Art 218_Worksheet_Chapter3&4

Art 218_Worksheet_Chapter5&8


PHOTOSHOP EXERCISES

Coming Soon!


VIDEO HOMEWORK:

Please watch the following tutorials for Homework. To be completed by 10/4 before class:

Adobe Photoshop Training: Layer Basics

Julieanne Kost: 10 Tips for Working with Layers Panel

VIDEO TUTORIALS

Digital Photography Tutorials  (vimeo password is “art218”):

RAW vs. JPEG from Julie Mixon on Vimeo.

This video discusses the differences between jpeg and camera RAW files including the advantages and disadvantages of each.

RAW Files vs. DNG Files from Julie Mixon on Vimeo.

This video discusses the advantages of the Digital Negative (DNG) files over proprietary RAW files.



Lightroom Tutorials (vimeo password is “art218”):

What is Lightroom? by Julie Mixon

Should I use Lightroom or Bridge? by Julieanne Kost

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/the-complete-picture-with-julieanne-kost/should-i-use-lightroom-or-bridge/

What is Lightroom. Getting Started with Adobe Lightroom

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/getting-started-with-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-3/what-is-lightroom/

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What are Lightroom Catalogs? by Julie Mixon

 

The Lightroom Catalog, by George Jardine

https://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom/help/lightroom-catalog-basics.html

Introducing Catalogs, by Chris Orwig

http://www.lynda.com/Lightroom-tutorials/Introducing-catalogs/96306/100033-4.html

Lightroom 5, Create a Catalog, by Wade Hamtpon Digital Media

https://youtu.be/JcuclgTAl5k

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The Adobe Lightroom Interface from Julie Mixon on Vimeo.

Another Video about the Lightroom Interface (click on link and locate video titled: “Getting Started in Lightroom CC”)

http://jkost.com/lightroom.html

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Importing Files into Lightroom from Julie Mixon on Vimeo.

Importing Files to Lightroom, by Julieanne Kost:

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/getting-started-with-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-5/lightroom-5-importing-your-images/

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Please watch the following videos on Organizing, Sorting and Moving Files in Lightroom:

Getting Started in Lightroom CC: Organizing Your Files

Quick Tip: Don’t Move Photos Behind Lightroom’s Back

Getting Started in Lightroom CC: Viewing and Selecting Images

Getting Started in Lightroom CC: Comparing, Rating and Prioritizing Images

 


Night Photography  and Long Exposure Research:

Long Exposure Portraits: Tony and Chelsea Northrup

Light Painting Tutorial – Camera Settings for Creative Photos

Digital Photography 1 on 1: Episode 44: Slow Shutter Magic

How to Freeze Motion in Natural Light: Phlearn

Night Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMuvgtJHDts

Long Exposures Using Neutral Density Filter (with Scott Kelby): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_dKH2mLt0c

Night Photography: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_ub72GnEVQ

Night Photography Documentary : Part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLJRFRMwDtE

Night Photography Documentary : Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JN9huvWv0b4

Night Photography Documentary : Part 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qInD0_wJ-Mw

Light Painting: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TpYPNndqAMs

Photographing the Stars with a Kit Lens: https://digital-photography-school.com/photographing-stars-using-a-kit-lens/


Need a Review for Photoshop Tools:

Photoshop Workspaces: http://tv.adobe.com/watch/learn-photoshop-cs5/gs01-switching-and-saving-workspaces/

Tool Box Reference: http://simplephotoshop.com/photoshop_tools/

Tool Box Tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8xcuT48QzA&feature=related

Keyboard Shortcut Tutorial: http://layersmagazine.com/mastering-keyboard-shortcuts.html


Need a Review for Adobe Bridge:

http://tv.adobe.com/show/learn-bridge-cs4/

Need a Review for Photoshop Color and Adobe Camera RAW:

Photoshop Color: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/photoshop/cs/using/WS705A7236-E699-4730-A893-59B0C3F1B756a.html#WSC5BC9589-872F-4792-A07D-47388F117A79a

Camera RAW Tutorials:

What is Camera RAW? http://tv.adobe.com/watch/visual-design/whats-a-camera-raw-image/

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/photoshop-20th-anniversary/getting-started-07-developing-raw-photographs/

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/photoshop-cs4-sneak-peek/camera-raw-50/

More…. http://tv.adobe.com/search/?q=camera+raw


Need a Review for Basic Editing in Photoshop:

Straightening an Image: http://tv.adobe.com/watch/learn-photoshop-cs5/gs02-straightening-a-crooked-image/

Need a Review for making Selections in Photoshop:

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/photoshop-cs5-feature-tour/complex-selections-made-easy/

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/top-features-in-photoshop-cs5/edge-selection-tools/


Need a Review for working with Layers in Photoshop:

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/adobe-evangelists-julieanne-kost/basic-layers/

http://help.adobe.com/en_US/photoshop/cs/using/WSfd1234e1c4b69f30ea53e41001031ab64-78e3a.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4EooYoYYTQ

Need a Review for working with Layer Masks in Photoshop:

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/adobe-evangelists-russell-brown/masking-basics-in-photoshop-cs5/


Inspiration for the Digital Collage Process:

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/the-complete-picture-with-julieanne-kost/new-digital-composite-hindsight/

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/the-complete-picture-with-julieanne-kost/the-creative-composite/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/adobe-evangelists-julieanne-kost/episode-2/


Need a Review of Inkjet Printing?:

Quick Guide to Inkjet Printing

Mounting

Other Information:

Here are the links to Charity Valentine’s slideshows she shared in class:

Charity’s Work

Scanogram Examples

Basic HDR: Digital Photography 1 on 1: Episode 73

 


HURRICANE FLORENCE ANNOUNCEMENT:

We will resume class on Thursday, September 20th. The second shooting exercise will not be due. The due date for the second shooting exercise will be: 9/25. We will continue our work with Lightroom in class on 9/20.

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