Course title

Photo 1-2



Course description

This class is designed to provide students with a basic; working knowledge of traditional and digital photographic technique; theory; and history. Students are given the opportunity to create works that demonstrate their individual creativity through the exploration of various fields and movements within photography; both traditional and experimental alike. They will also gain and demonstrate knowledge of how to constructively critique their own work; as well as that of their peers. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of digital photography; as well as digital manipulation techniques and software; including Adobe Photoshop. Additionally; they will begin to develop their own sense of style while learning how to display and archive their work; as well as how to create a personal and professional portfolio.
Grade Level 9-12
Entrance Requirements Digital single lens reflex camera (D-SLR) with manual function capability must be provided by the student. Examples of acceptable cameras include a Canon EOS Rebel models; Nikon D-series models; Olympus E-series models and the like. Also required: a memory card for camera and an external memory device; at least 2 gig size (4 gig recommended)

School country

United States

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School city


High school

Horizon Honors High

School / district Address

16233 S 48th Street

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Date submitted



Approved competency code

  • FIAR
  • 1 year of Fine Art

Approved date

Online / Virtual