Exploration of Photography (PHO10SV)
This optional course is designed for students to explore photography. Students will learn the basic functions of a camera, as well as the introductory skills used in photographic editing. They will be introduced to the history of photography, as well as photography’s theoretical principles. They will also learn how to make the most of available light and how to control it.
Introduction to Photography (PHO20SV)
This course is designed for students who are interested in the photography program. Students will learn photographic theory, the functions of a camera, as well as photographic editing skills and the history of photography. They will explore the use of different light sources.
Photographic Equipment (PPE30SV)
This course focuses on the safe and appropriate use of professional photographic equipment, such as the functions of DSLR cameras, different types of lenses, and tripods. Students will learn about different brands and types of DSLR cameras, and the specific uses of each one.
Photographic Lighting (PPL30SV)
This course focuses on all aspects of lighting, including lighting theory, techniques, and styles. Students will learn to safely use professional photographic lighting equipment, light modifiers, and ambient light.
Digital Darkroom (PDD30SV)
This course focuses on basic digital editing techniques, including layout, resolution, tonal and colour correction, crop ratios, and output. Students will learn to use several types of editing software.
Advanced Photographic Equipment (PPE40SV)
This course builds on the skills and knowledge learned in Photographic Equipment, focusing on the advanced use of professional photographic equipment. Students will use critical thinking skills to select and utilize the most appropriate equipment to complete photographic assignments.
Advanced Photographic Lighting (PPL40SV) Not offered until 2024-2025
This course builds on the skills and knowledge learned in Photographic Lighting, focusing on the advanced use of professional photographic lighting. Students will use critical thinking skills to manipulate various forms of lighting to complete photographic assignments.
Advanced Digital Darkroom (PDD40SV) Not offered until 2024-2025
This course builds on the skills and knowledge learned in Digital Darkroom, focusing on advanced digital editing techniques. Students will use critical thinking skills to select the most appropriate software and tools to professionally edit images to achieve desired results.
Applied Photography (PAP40SV) Not offered until 2024-2025
In this course, students initiate and complete all the steps of a photographic assignment, demonstrating mastery of photographic techniques. They will research entry-level employment and post-secondary educational opportunities. They will also complete a resumé and portfolio for finding entry-level employment.