Introduction to Digital Photography

Course Description

An introduction to digital photography and digital imaging processes. Gain proficiency in the use of a digital camera and explore the digital darkroom using Adobe Lightroom. Develop skills in digital print output for both fine art and commercial applications. Gain knowledge of issues in contemporary photography and develop an ability to analyze and discuss photographic imagery. Basic, beginning photography and wet darkroom experience recommended.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13062 PHTG 4 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Tressa Pack ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-07-01 to 2024-08-09.
PHTG-004.-50Z: Fully ONLINE. This class does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at .

Course Details

3 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 2
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 3
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D261. and ESL D265., or ESL D461. and ESL D465., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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