Digital Photography

Learn to use your digital camera, and use Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom to enhance your images

This introductory course focuses on photography as a creative medium. Emphasis is placed on aesthetics, composition, content and the technical and creative design skills required to create effective digital images using digital cameras and a variety of software packages. Students also critically evaluate photographic images according to the principles of photographic theory. Students develop an understanding of creative image development in a series of hands on exercises. A basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and computer system operation is required. Students must have access to a digital camera. Pass/No Pass Option.

Class Information

  • This class consists of 3 units including both lecture and lab
  • Advisories/Prerequisites: Consult current catalog
  • Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University


"I learned so many new skills, and really got better at using the ones I already knew. It amazes me how much you can learn in just one semester."

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