Take the next step into Digital Photography! It is highly recommended to have successfully completed
the Digital Photography I course or to have comparable experience. Students who have not taken
the Digital Photography I course should receive advisement from the instructor before registration.
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By trade, Jestein Futrell is an architect. Like many architects she is a jack of all trades. Jestein is a professional photographer, graphic artist, painter, videographer, Photoshop guru just to name a few. Her photography skills were discovered at a very early age. Her parents began teaching her photography at the age of four with her own personal camera. When she is not traveling, she also photographs products, weddings, events, and portraits. Jestein’s award winning design and photography work spans three continents.
Photo by Jestein Futrell, professional photographer
Digital Photography I or comparable experience. Students who have not taken Digital Photography I should receive advisement from the instructor before registering for Level II.
DSLR Camera, no point and shoot.
Target Audience: Students who have taken Digital Photo I who want to learn more about digital SLR camera operations.
Prerequisites (courses and/or assessment or tests): Digital Photo I or comparable experience.
Student Course Materials: Introductory handout, student input/areas of interest questionnaire, 3 Photobooks are available – Strongly recommended, not required – The Digital Photography Book Vol. 1,2, 3 by Scott Kelby – available at Amazon.com or Barnes and Noble. Bring your sample photos.
Equipment: D-SLR Camera, lenses, flashes, camera owner’s manual. Camera needs to have
interchangeable lens capability. Two lenses, i.e. 18-70mm and 80-200 or 300mm. Assignments
will require the use of both of these lenses. An auxiliary flash is also advisable.
At the end of the course you will be able to:
Teaching Methodology and Assessment:
Course will be standard lectures with weekly assignments based on subjects covered. Students will submit all photos for review and/or evaluation, photos should be sharp and properly exposed. Every effort must be made to complete ALL photo assignments. All assignments must be printed large enough for evaluation and review by all class members. Work will be passed around during class. No laptop photo review.
Criteria for Successful Completion: At a minimum, for a Clayton State University Continuing Education Certificate and CEUs, 80% attendance (5 of 6 classes), active participation and a completed evaluation for the course. Be prompt, be prepared with camera, lenses, and owner’s manual. Contact instructor if missing a class (prior to the start of class) to obtain assignment for the following week. Students are expected to be productive, do the assignments, and bring sample photos. Every student
has a responsibility to contribute to a positive learning environment.
Amount of contact time (in hours) needed to effectively teach this course: 12
Number of CEUs to be offered: 1.2