Photo Media 11 year1.0 Credit: CTE, Fine Arts, or ElectiveFAV 201/202Open to: 9, 10, 11, 12Dual Credit (formerly Tech Prep) available through Olympic College; 5 credits throughDMA 136: Beginning Digital Photography. Must achieve a "B" or better in class.Photo Media 1 is a hands-on class designed to intorduce studnets to the art of photography. Creativity and artistic expression are encouraged! Instruction includes basic elements of photography; film and digital camera operations, photo composition, lighting, developing, printing, digital imaging, mounting, and display. Students will shoot photos using gil cameras, then develop the film and print their own black and white pictures in room 121's awesome darkroom lab. Digital cameras will also be used to capture images along with Adobe Photoshop for post processing.
Photo Media 21 year1.0 Credit: CTE, Fine Arts, or ElectiveFAV 215/216Open to: 10, 11, 12Dual Credit (formerly Tech Prep) available through Olympic College; 5 credits through DMA 236: Intermediate Digital Photography. Must achieve a "B" or better in class.Prerequisite: Photo Media 1 with a “C” grade or better.In this project-based visual media course, students will work to gain a higher skill level in the fields of photography and digital imaging while preparing for entry-level employment and/or further education in the Photo Media field. Students will be required to create and present a portfolio of work that represents their progress in this field. Students will be expected to complete both film and digital imaging projects including still life, portraiture, nature, architectural, sports photography, and more. Students will use a variety of cameras including 35mm and larger formats to achieve a higher level of competency. Students will work with advanced studio lighting techniques, photo matting and framing, and creative positioning of both models and still life objects. Students will be responsible for studio management, safety, and preparing their best work for local competition and community display.