Utilizing basic equipment for capturing still and moving images, learners will explore essential technical considerations when constructing photos and videos for a range of applications including social media, vlogging, music videos, photojournalism, event photography and much more.
Developing technologies influence both methods and techniques of photography and video production, providing numerous creative possibilities for professionals and hobbyists alike. This hands-on course will introduce learners to fundamental concepts in understanding and creating still and moving images.
Special emphasis will be placed on standard conventions in capturing still and moving images, including the use of key visual and technical codes such as composition, focal point, depth-of-field, lighting, white balance, aperture and shutter speed, among other important conventions.
September 2 - November 4, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- 30 Contact Hours
- Smartphone (with at least 1280 x 720 resolution) or DSLR camera
This course is ideally suited for persons interested in photography or video work wanting to develop a strong understanding of the technical considerations involved in shooting photographs or capturing moving images.
On completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Understand how to record still and moving images in various contexts
- Apply technical considerations in capturing still and moving images
- Evaluate visual and technical codes for capturing images across a range of media