GDES 073 - Digital Photography at Mission College


Digital Photography

Learn to use your digital camera, and use Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom to enhance your images

This introductory course focuses on photography as a creative medium. Emphasis is placed on aesthetics, composition, content and the technical and creative design skills required to create effective digital images using digital cameras and a variety of software packages. Students also critically evaluate photographic images according to the principles of photographic theory. Students develop an understanding of creative image development in a series of hands on exercises. A basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop and computer system operation is required. Students must have access to a digital camera.

Class Information

  • This class consists of 3 units including both lecture and lab
  • Advisories/Prerequisites: Consult current catalog
  • Acceptable for credit: University of California, California State University


"I learned so many new skills, and really got better at using the ones I already knew. It amazes me how much you can learn in just one semester."