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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Maalot Educational Network | Evaluated Learning Experience

Digital Photography I (PHO101)

Formerly Photography (PHO101)

39 hours (13 weeks).

Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.

September 2009 - April 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate comprehension and proficiency in the technical aspects of photographing with a digital camera and accompanying equipment; exhibit an understanding of photography as an art; demonstrate knowledge of the historic and contemporary photography trends; apply historic and contemporary photography trends within photographs; develop methods to visually represent the world in terms of aesthetics, emotional expression, and truths; develop and demonstrate creative expression through the selection composition, lighting, and texture of the photograph's subject; integrate technical and creative theory and practice to produce creative, professional photographs; exhibit computer skills to utilize the internet as a communication tool and to create a digital portfolio; utilize professional computer software to edit and enhance digital photographs; produce a digital portfolio consisting of the best photographs of all the course's projects; and demonstrate the ability to provide constructive criticism to peer designs.


Major topics include: overview of fine art photography masters and their photographic styles; developing proficiency with technical aspects of photographing with a digital camera and its accessories; developing image editing skills for photographers utilizing a professional software application; developing skills in seeking and developing creative compositions for successful photographs; and creating a portfolio of best photographs shot throughout the course.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Art (2/11).