Course Info

FILM 265: Digital Still Photography (Formerly DC 225)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

This course is an introduction to the history and aesthetics of still photography and to the concept of photography as a descriptive and interpretive artistic medium. Students will learn the fundamental concepts necessary to shoot, edit, manipulate, and print digital still photographs. Students will learn to scan, capture, correct and enhance digital images and prepare files for output on black and white and color printing devices. Introduces students to theories, terminology, and applications of digital imaging technologies. Students will acquire the knowledge needed to analyze and critique existing work. In addition, students will involve themselves in hands-on exercises with digital still photography, manipulation and printing. Demonstrations will facilitate learning software techniques and systems of working. Use of Adobe Photoshop will be extensively covered in this course. (FORMERLY DC 225)

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 401
Class number: 10641
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: REMOT E0000

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 601
Class number: 30051
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: REMOT E0000

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 15937
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 601
Class number: 30340
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 401
Class number: 15003
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus

Spring 2017-2018

Section: 601
Class number: 34054
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 501
Class number: 20706
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00513 at Loop Campus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 402
Class number: 12845
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus

Spring 2016-2017

Section: 601
Class number: 33477
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00922 at Loop Campus
Section: 602
Class number: 33478
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 22100
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 22101
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00513 at Loop Campus

Fall 2016-2017


Section 401

Class number 32984

Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus
Meeting dates: 9/7/2016 - 11/22/2016
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus


Section: 402
Class number: 33892
Meeting time: TuTh 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 601
Class number: 32765
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus
Section: 602
Class number: 32766
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 22614
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00513 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 22615
Meeting time: TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00513 at Loop Campus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 401
Class number: 11484
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: DPAUL C106C at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 11485
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00513 at Loop Campus
Section: 403
Class number: 16933
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00210 at Loop Campus