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PHOT 29 - Independent Study, Photography
Credits: .50 to 2.00
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 31A - PhotoShop I
Credits: 1.50
Introduction to the use of PhotoShop, the premiere imaging software. Overview of the PhotoShop interface, tools and menus. Projects will focus on using basic tools to compose images. Topics include file management, selections and paths, layers, masks, alpha channels, color management and mapping, digital painting and brushes. Apple Mac platform. May not receive credit if Architecture 31A, Art 31A, or Interior Design 31A has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 31B - PhotoShop II
Credits: 1.50
Continuation of the content and skills introduced in Photography 31A, PhotoShop I. Topics include advanced layer controls, filters, distortion and effects, drawing path tools, alpha channels, and applying text to images. Color management and mapping. Printing fundamentals. Prerequisite: Photography 31A. May not receive credit if Architecture 31B, Art 31B, or Interior Design 31B has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 32A - Illustrator I
Credits: 1.50
Introduction to the use of Illustrator, Adobe's powerful vector-based software for digital illustration. Emphasis on the basics of drawing with the shapes, pen and pencil, transformation and liquefy tools. Palettes are introduced for the control of layers, colors, patterns and gradients. Methods for the creative application of text to images are reviewed. May not receive credit if Architecture 32A, Art 32A, or Interior Design 32A has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 32B - Illustrator II
Credits: 1.50
Continuation of the content and skills introduced in Photography 32A, Illustrator I. Paintbrush and pattern tools and palettes, gradient mesh tools, creating and modifying clipping masks. Exploration of the powerful morphing blends and transparency tools; use of symbol tools and palettes filters and effects, and related appearance and styles palettes. Process of importing and manipulating images as elements of digital compositions. Prerequisite: Photography 32A (completed with a grade of C or higher). May not receive credit if Architecture 32B, Art 32B, or Interior Design 32B has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 33 - 3-D Modeling with Form Z
Credits: 3.00
Introduction to 3-dimensional digital modeling using Form Z software. Emphasis on learning basic commands to create 3-dimensional objects including building interiors and exteriors, and defining photo-realistic views with appropriate light sources. May not receive credit if Architecture 33, Art 33, or Interior Design 33 has been completed.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 4901 - Electronic Imaging
Credits: 2.00
Examination of the processes and methods of communication in groups including parliamentary procedure, preparation of agenda and minutes, and organization accounting. Recommended for members of the Student Government Assembly. Club officers, members of collegewide committees and others interested in leadership.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 4902 - Digital Workshop
Credits: 3.00
Visual and technical problems of assembling a digitally based portfolio. Emphasis on individual projects and the production of a finished portfolio of black and white and/or color images. Prerequisite: Photography 66.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 50 - Introduction to Photography
Credits: 3.00
Introduction to the history and development of photography, basic process, various types of cameras, materials, basic shooting, processing developing, and printing of photographs. CAN ART 18
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 51 - Individual Projects
Credits: 1.00
Individual projects in photography or graphic communications at the intermediate to advanced level. Development of knowledge and skills acquired in previous or current work with emphasis on current projects. Prerequisite: Photography 50.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 52 - Beginning Camera Use
Credits: 2.00
Camera handling techniques, basic exposure principles, camera accessories, photographic composition, and slide presentation. May be offered in Distance Education delivery format.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOTO 53A - Beginning Digital Camera Use
Credits: 1.5
Camera handling techniques, basic exposure principles, camera
accessories, photographic composition.  Survey of Photography's multiple
genres and its changing role in society and culture.  1.5 hour lecture.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOTO 53B - Digital Darkroom
Credits: 1.5
Introduction to darkroom concepts and techniques common to both traditional and digital photography. Digital darkroom components such as CPUs, monitors, scanners and printers.
Digital darkroom techniques including calibration and output. Survey of photography's multiple genres and its changing role in society and culture.

Strongly recommended: Photo 53A. 1 hour lecture, 2 hours laboratory.  May be repeated 1 time.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 55 - Careers in Photography
Credits: 1.00
Opportunities in various areas of photography including commercial, industrial, portraiture, sales, and photofinishing. Investigation of photography as an art form.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 60 - Black & White Mats & Processes
Credits: 3.00
Exposure/development controls related to black and white negative materials. Development of competent print making skills. Visual and critical problems related to black and white photography. Prerequisite: Photography 50.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 61 - Color Materials & Processes
Credits: 3.00
Understanding theories of exposure, printing, and processing at various color materials. Visual problems related to color photography. Prerequisite: Photography 50.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 62 - Portfolio Workshop
Credits: 3.00
Visual and technical problems of assembling a portfolio. Individual projects and the production of a finished portfolio of black and white and/or color images. Strongly recommended: Photography 60 or 61.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 64A - Artificial Light Photography
Credits: 3.00
Photography using light sources selected and manipulated by the photographer. Use of light sources in a controlled situation to achieve technically accurate renditions of subject matter and to make successful visual statements. Lighting techniques for product, still life and portrait photography. Prerequisite: Photography 60 or 61 (completed with a grade of "C" or higher).
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 64B - Commercial Illustration Photo
Credits: 3.00
Photography as a tool for illustrating ideas and concepts relating to advertising and promotion. Studio and location photography with emphasis on client-photographer relationships. Product and publicity photography, use of medium and large format cameras. Prerequisite: Photography 64A.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 65 - Graphic Techniques
Credits: 3.00
Graphic techniques utilizing the photographic image. Techniques of tone-line conversion, posterization, and other manipulations of the conventional image including electronic imaging. Consideration of various photomechanical processes. Prerequisite: Photography 50 with a grade of C or higher.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 66 - Digital Imaging
Credits: 3.00
Desktop digital imaging systems and software including operating systems, networks, file management, methods for image input, storage and output. Strongly recommended: Photography 50.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 67 - History of Photography
Credits: 3.00
A broad chronological survey of photography from its invention to the present. Considers the medium's dual role as technology and art. Addresses a multiplicity of photographic themes and purposes. Considers the intersections of photography and technology, history, art, and everyday life. May not receive credit if Art 67 has been completed.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 68 - Color Slide Photography
Credits: 2.00
Use of color slides to explore the solution of special technical and visual problems encountered in field shooting.
College: Both Colleges
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 71 - Beginning Photojournalism
Credits: 2.00
Survey of photojournalism as a medium of mass communications. Understanding and applying basic technical and visual skills in the making of successful reportage photographs. Consideration of the work of major 20th century photojournalists. Strongly recommended: Photography 50 (completed with grade of C or higher) or Mass Communications 14 (completed with grade of C or higher) with emphasis in photography.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

PHOT 500 - Photography Studio
Credits: .00
Extended practice in the photography studio to enable students to increase their skills in both darkroom and pictorial techniques. Co-requisite: Photography 50, 51, 60, 61, 62, 64A, 65.
College: Chabot College
Department: Fine Arts

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