Monthly Archives: August 2012

Fall 2012 LOUDEN Photography Courses


Foothill College – Los Altos Hills, CA

  • Photo 4A – Beginning Digital Photography: Photoshop & Lightroom

Introduction to the tools for expressive communication in digital photography using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Development of skills in image capture, enhancement, printing, and web publishing, for both fine art and commercial applications.2 hours lecture, 3 hours lecture-laboratory, 1.5 hours laboratory. (78 hours total per quarter.)

Monday & Wed.  5:30-8:50pm & 7pm -9:50pm

  • Photo 5 – Introduction to Photography

  • – Learn how to use your camera in hands-on demos & field trips by going from beginner to photographer in one quarter
  • – Learn to compose great photographs
  • – Get a grasp on where we are now with photography in art
  • – Interact with other photography students and have a ball!

A survey of the historical and practical aspects of photography as an art form. Students will be introduced to the use of light, composition and communication through images. Significant photographers from a diversity of backgrounds will inspire students in the practice of photography and developing an appreciation of the varied uses of the photographic image in our culture.3 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory. (60 hours total per quarter.)

Tuesdays 10am-2:50pm

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Starts September, 24

College of San Mateo • Beginning Digital Photography & Lightroom Course:


Minimum of 48 lecture hours per term. Recommended Preparation: ART 350.

Description: Teaches photography using a digital camera and computer. Computer proficiency is required. Covers the principles of composition, use of natural light and seeing. Students use Adobe Lightroom to organize, edit and display photographs. Proficiency using a digital camera is developed. Students create photographs that are projected and critiqued in class. Extra supplies may be required. (May be taken twice for a maximum of 6 units.) (AA, CSU, UC)

Thursdays, 6pm-9pm – Starts August 23.

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West Valley College – Saratoga, CA

  • PHOTO 10 New Media and Social Change (online or in-person course)

Section #20757 M/W 12:30pm-1:55

Section #22608 Online

• Transferable Elective for GE Requirement
• Satisfies West Valley College Cultural Diversity
Requirement for an Associates Degree in Arts & Sciences

Course Description:
This course investigates how web-based technologies, internet multi-media, and photography have assisted in causing social change around the world through images. Critical analysis of shifting perceptions and expectations regarding race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, cultural identity and ethnicity in contemporary web-based visual media. •Social documentary photography •Multi-media documentaries •Contemporary art photography •Ethnographic photography •Photojournalism•Social media • & Blogs in mind!

Fall 2011 (starts Aug.27th) – Monday/Wednesday 12:30pm-1:55





Cabrillo College • Santa Cruz, CA

  • AP 6    Introduction to Digital Photography*

Introduces basic digital photography skills: camera operation and exposure controls; Macintosh computer basics; elementary software image quality adjustment techniques; printing and digital output; composition; visual com- munication. Repeatability: May be taken 2 times.

Thursdays •  11:15-2:25pm – Starts August, 30th.

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