VSPHO.com is VIRTUAL STUDIO PHOTOGRAPHY
COURSE OUTLINE for
Introduction to Digital Photography:
This one hour course will give you an understanding of digital camera technology. You will get hands on experience for manipulating the automated features built into your digital camera.
B: COURSE TOPICS:
1. A brief overview of the origin and evolution of digital cameras.
2. The nature of light and photography:
A: Capturing light (lenses and aperture)
B: Measurement of light (shutter speed and ISO)
3. Simplified basic digital camera technology:
A: Types of digital cameras (e.g. CCD vs.
B: Advantageous accessories (e.g. memory, tripod, flash, batteries…)
4. Simplified digital image architecture:
A. Image aspect ratios (initially defined by the camera’s image sensor)
B: Resolution vs. image size (maximizing camera potential)
C: Image definition (camera settings for best image quality)
C: COURSE OBJECTIVE:
To give students the knowledge and skill needed to capture high quality digital images.
No prerequisite. Bringing a digital camera to class is suggested.
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