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Madison Metropolitan School District

Photography 1


This is an introductory course for students of all levels who are interested in digital photography. In this course you will learn the fundamentals of photography, composition, and how to use a digital camera with manual controls to effectively maximize the effect shutter speed, aperture and ISO have on your exposures. Students will learn digital imaging techniques to create both black and white and color artwork. Students will also learn how to creatively compose photographs with a variety of subject matter, study the elements of composition, the use of light, narrative portraiture, and surrealism to create personally meaningful artwork. Students will learn how to use Photoshop to edit and enhance your photos.

  • Recommended Grades: 9-12
  • Course Number: ART6015
  • Credits: 1/2 credit
  • Course Fees: $20 *
  • Note: Elective;  A digital camera with manual controls is recommended for this course.

* Course fees are subject to change. You may be eligible for a fee waiver or reduction. The fee waiver request is included in the August online enrollment process under the socioeconomic status section. Your request will be reviewed by authorized school district personnel.