Photography (PHT) at John Tyler Community College


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PHT 105 - Basic Photography
Studies fundamental techniques of the camera and its expressive possibilities.
Lecture 2-4 hours. Laboratory 1-3 hours. Total 3-7 hours per week.
3-4 credits
PHT 107 - Nature Photography
Teaches fundamentals of outdoor and nature photography.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
PHT 107 Detailed Outline
PHT 110 - History of Photography
Surveys important photographers, processes, and historical influences of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 120 - Screenwriting
Focuses on the craft of writing for the screen. Examines film and television screenplay structure. Analyzes dramatic strategies in film and television. Learn and apply correct script form and creatively engage in the various stages of original scriptwriting.This course is cross-listed with CST 120. Credit will not be awarded for both.
3 Lecture hours, 3 Credits, Total 3 Hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 120 Detailed Outline
PHT 135 - Electronic Darkroom
Teaches students to create and manipulate digital photographs. Covers masking, color corrections, and merging of illustrations with photographs. Examines the ethical and property-rights issues which are raised in the manipulation of images.
Lecture 2 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 135 Detailed Outline
PHT 150 - Film Production I
Introduces students to the basic techniques and procedures involved in motion picture production. Emphasizes aspects of filmmaking from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction. Includes the exploration of professional film crew roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound and editing. Part I of II. This course is cross-listed with ART 160. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week. 3 Credits
3 credits
PHT 150 Detailed Outline
PHT 151 - Film Production II
Reinforces techniques covered in Film Production I emphasizing technical and theoretical aspects of the filmmaking process. Requires student collaboration on film assignments from scripting and preproduction through editing and postproduction, and roles in grip, lighting, production management, directing, sound, and editing. Part II of II. This course is cross-listed with ART 161. Credit will not be awarded for both.
Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Film Production I
3 credits
PHT 151 Detailed Outline
PHT 164 - Introduction to Digital Photography
Teaches the fundamentals of photography including camera function, composition, and image production as they apply to digital imagery.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 164 Detailed Outline
PHT 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
PHT 216 - Outdoor and Wildlife Photography
Teaches advanced wildlife, outdoor and nature photography. Covers topics such as flash, hyperfocal distance, and maximizing the cameras? digital potential.
Credits - 3. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
PHT 216 Detailed Outline
PHT 221 - Studio Lighting I
Examines advanced lighting and camera techniques under controlled studio conditions. Includes view camera use, electronic flash, advanced lighting techniques, color temperature and filtration, and lighting ratios. Requires outside shooting. Prerequisite PHT 102 or equivalent. Part I of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 222 - Studio Lighting II
Examines advanced lighting and camera techniques under controlled studio conditions. Includes view camera use, electronic flash, advanced lighting techniques, color temperature and filtration, and lighting ratios. Requires outside shooting. Prerequisite PHT 102 or equivalent. Part II of II.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 226 - Commercial Photography
Examines advanced topics relating to commercial photography. Emphasizes advertising, portraiture, and commercial and public relations. Prerequisite PHT 206-222.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 247 - Alternative Photographic Processes
Explores manipulated imagery including traditional and non- traditional processes such as non-silver and electronic imaging. Uses enlarged film negatives in order to investigate a variety of methods. Prerequisite PHT 102 or equivalent.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 264 - Digital Photography II
Teaches theory and practice of digital photography. Emphasizes use of digital cameras in studio and on location. Teaches advanced techniques of image editing. Provides training in digital image transmission from remote locations.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits
PHT 274 - Digital Film Editing and Post Production
Introduces students to techniques and procedures involved in digital film editing and post production. Covers aspects of editing to include industry standard software packages. Emphasizes the mechanics and obstacles of working with the moving image in the 21st century including available tools and methods, importance of file types, and how to keep things organized.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
None
3 credits
PHT 274 Detailed Outline
PHT 296 - On-Site Training
Specializes in career orientation and training program without pay in selected businesses and industry, supervised and coordinated by the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
PHT 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
PHT 299 - Supervised Study
Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits