Prerequisite: GDMA1136. This course is an introduction to photography as a creative medium. An exploration of the technical issues related to camera operation, control of light, lenses, film/recording and digital scanning will be emphasized. In addition to learning technical skills, the focus of the course will be devoted to the wide variety of creative image making strategies employed by photographers over the past 180 years using digital methods. A portion of this course will include the use of Photoshop as an image manipulation tool.