PHO 121 Photo-Image Capture I

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

This foundation course instructs the fundamental operation of a DSLR camera. The general operation of the camera, proper camera handling and maintenance, exposure control, depth of field, lenses and the visual characteristics of lenses, and an understanding of how digital capture works are emphasized. Additional topics include: f-stops, shutter speeds, metering modes, use of the histogram, auto focus, auto bracketing, and exposure compensation.