Digital Photography

  • Digital Photography

    Grade level:

    9 to 12

    Course units:

    10 Credits – Year Course

    Graduation requirement:

    Career Technical Education

    University of California/California State University a-g requirement:



    Prerequisite : None.

    May be repeated for credit.

    Course Description

    Digital Photography is a one-year course for students interested in hands-on photography using digital cameras and computers. Students will have an introduction to elements of art and principles of design. This course will familiarize the student will digital photographic equipment, materials, and methods through theory and hands on practice. Students will learn the history of photography, studying and emulating a variety of photographic styles. Students will create a portfolio of original compositions. Students will develop the abilities to aesthetically value in critiques of their own work, and that of their classmates.  

    Homework: Most editing is done in class, however students must be available to photograph events and work on some projects outside of the school day.