Photography Destination

Course Description: Students will apply the knowledge and techniques they learned through the Introduction to Digital and Advanced Photography classes in a real world exercise. The goal is for each student to produce several portfolio images and better understand how to prepare and shoot on location. Camera required.

Pre-requisite: Intro to Digital and Advanced Photography Class or similar experience.

Requirements: Digital SLR camera

Class Meetings: The class will meet for seven weeks including four classroom sessions and three location sessions for a total of 22 hours.

Course Outline:

  • Learn how to plan and research a shoot before going on location.
  • Visit three off-site shoots at locations suggested by students and approved by the instructor.
  • Sunrise and sunset shooting opportunities.
  • Receive hands on guidance working as a team at the destinations.
  • Participate in class critiques and edit work together.

Course Text: No textbook required

Final presentations: complete a photo layout in the form of a postcard or poster using Photoshop

Grading: Students will receive a “S” Satisfactory if they attend 80% of the total course hours and meet course requirements as established by instructor or a “U” Unsatisfactory if are absent in excess of 20% of total course hours or fail to meet course requirements as established by instructor.

Disability Statement: If you have a disability that may affect your academic performance and are seeking accommodations, it is your responsibility to inform the ADA services office. The office is located in room 117 of the Patterson Building. You may call Andra Bennett, 704-991-0214, if you have any questions concerning disability services. It is important to request accommodations early enough to give the ADA services office adequate time to consider your request and recommend reasonable accommodations. Instructors will provide necessary accommodations based on the recommendations of the ADA services office.