Maricopa Community Colleges  ART177AA   19906-19925 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 05/22/90
ART177AA 19906-19925 L+L 1 Credit(s) 2 Period(s)
Computer-Photographic Imaging Part I
Introduction to the multiple elements of microcomputer-photographic imaging. Basic foundation in the use of the photographic manipulation of images using software programs. Prerequisites: None.
Cross-References: ADA177AA
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ART177AA   19906-19925 Computer-Photographic Imaging Part I
1. Describe the basic operational system of imaging software as compared to traditional photographic processes. (I)
2. Describe the general characteristics of computer-image alteration fundamentals. (II)
3. Use various imaging properties of software to accomplish texture smoothing and scaling, as well as shading and tonal manipulation techniques to alter photographic images electronically. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ART177AA   19906-19925 Computer-Photographic Imaging Part I
    I. Historical Overview
        A. Traditional photographic processes
        B. Computer-imaging techniques
      II. Photographic Image Creation, Editing, and Manipulation
          A. Hardware
          B. Software
          C. Hardcopy
        III. Imaging Properties and Techniques
            A. Texture modification
            B. Image removal
            C. Image addition
            D. Image scaling
            E. Image rotation
            F. Image smoothing
            G. Shading and tone manipulation
              1. Digital mezzotints
              2. Dithered patterns
              3. Digital saturation
              4. Digital luminance
            H. Hardcopies of imaging properties
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