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Course Description

This course builds on the foundational photographic principles learned in PHOT 021 and focuses on more advanced concepts and theory. You will develop an understanding of manual exposure control and how to apply this knowledge to available lighting conditions as well as basic external (on-camera) flash photography.

Earn a SAIT micro-credential 


This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- (80%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • customize an image using ISO, shutter speed, and aperture to control exposure
  • produce a controlled lighting set-up, by changing the quality and direction of light on a subject
  • evaluate different focal lengths and how they affect perspective, depth, and compression in photography
  • apply proper on-camera flash photography techniques under a variety of lighting conditions, using the flash as a main light as well as a fill light
  • demonstrate basic portraiture using advanced on-camera flash photography techniques.

Recommendations

PHOT 021 (Photography Foundations 1) is strongly recommended prior to taking this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Photography Foundations 2
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Mar 14, 2024 to Apr 18, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $349.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 29, 2023 to Mar 20, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 29, 2023 to Mar 20, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 21, 2024 to Apr 07, 2024
Required Software
In addition to the camera needed in PHOT 021 you will need the following to complete assignments in this course: • An external portable flash unit that can be controlled using manual flash mode (M), and has a pivoting head (NOT the built-in pop-up flash on your entry level digital camera) Please visit your local camera experts to discuss options for your budget and ambitions. We suggest The Camera Store in Calgary, who have provided a discount for students of this course. More information is included on your course receipt after purchase. Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Student pricing can be found at https://www.adobe.com/ca/creativecloud/buy/students.html
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
PHOT 021 is strongly recommended prior for success in this course.

Schedule:
This course will be delivered in person in NH05 & Brightspace/D2L for assignments. Class will be held on Thursdays  between March 14 and April 18  from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

 

Section Title
Photography Foundations 2
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 23, 2024 to Aug 27, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $349.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 12, 2023 to Jul 29, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 12, 2023 to Jul 29, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 30, 2024 to Aug 17, 2024
Required Software
In addition to the camera needed in PHOT 021 you will need the following to complete assignments in this course: • An external portable flash unit that can be controlled using manual flash mode (M), and has a pivoting head (NOT the built-in pop-up flash on your entry level digital camera) Please visit your local camera experts to discuss options for your budget and ambitions. We suggest The Camera Store in Calgary, who have provided a discount for students of this course. More information is included on your course receipt after purchase. Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Student pricing can be found at https://www.adobe.com/ca/creativecloud/buy/students.html
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
PHOT 021 is strongly recommended prior for success in this course.

Schedule:
This course will be delivered in person in NH05 & Brightspace/D2L for assignments. Class will be held on Tuesdays  between July 23 and August 27  from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

 

Section Title
Photography Foundations 2
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Aug 15, 2024 to Sep 19, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $349.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 12, 2023 to Aug 21, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 12, 2023 to Aug 21, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 22, 2024 to Sep 09, 2024
Required Software
In addition to the camera needed in PHOT 021 you will need the following to complete assignments in this course: • An external portable flash unit that can be controlled using manual flash mode (M), and has a pivoting head (NOT the built-in pop-up flash on your entry level digital camera) Please visit your local camera experts to discuss options for your budget and ambitions. We suggest The Camera Store in Calgary, who have provided a discount for students of this course. More information is included on your course receipt after purchase. Adobe Bridge and Adobe Photoshop. Student pricing can be found at https://www.adobe.com/ca/creativecloud/buy/students.html
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
PHOT 021 is strongly recommended prior for success in this course.

Schedule:
This course will be delivered in person in NH05 & Brightspace/D2L for assignments. Class will be held on Thursdays  between August 15 and September 19  from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

 

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