|Student Learning Outcomes -|
- Exhibit a basic understanding of photographic equipment use.
- Photography of landscapes, construction projects, plant identification, and landscape designs for portfolio presentation.
|Description - |
|Introduction to basic photographic equipment and techniques utilized in photographing landscapes and horticulturally related elements. Emphasis on assisting green industry professionals in photographing ornamental plants, landscape construction or business-related projects, and landscape designs.|
|Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
- exhibit a basic understanding of photographic equipment and film use.
- exhibit a basic understanding of techniques used in photographing landscape related elements.
- photograph landscapes, construction projects, and landscape designs for portfolio presentation.
- catalog ornamental plants
- recognize the rich cultural diversity of landscapes and opportunities for photographing them.
|Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
|Design laboratory with multimedia projection system. Students provide camera(s), film, and other photographic equipment, aids, and supplies. |
|Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- Basic photographic theory and process as related to environmental horticulture
- Photographic equipment
- Film selection
- Photographic techniques
- Ornamental plants
- Landscape business related activities
- Landscape projects
- Landscape designs
- Portfolio work
- course work
- garden clubs
- magazines and other print media
- Review and/or visit culturally diverse landscapes
- Guest speakers (as appropriate to topics)
|Methods of Evaluation - |
- Photographic skills project
- Documented active participation which furthers understanding of photographic theory, process, and applied skills.
|Representative Text(s) - |
|Drager, Kerry, Scenic Photography 101, New York, NY, Allworth Press, 1999. |
|Disciplines - |
|Environmental Horticulture & Design |
|Method of Instruction - |
|Lab Content - |
|Not applicable. |
|Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
- Reading assignments will include reading approximately 20 pages per week from the assigned texts (2 hours).
- Lectures will address reading topics and experiences of the instructor. Classroom discussion and demonstrations in support of lecture topics will be provided.