Photographic Composition (CEPH 101)
Visual composition affects the impact and message of an image. Spatial relationships between subjects, choice of lighting and changes in perspective can influence how a photograph is interpreted and received. In this course, students will examine composition techniques including the rule of thirds and the golden ratio, applying depth of field, and exploring elements of art and design to develop their lens-based skills. This course does not include darkroom or computer lab access. Students must bring their own 35mm or digital (manual operation) camera, and have basic exposure and light meter knowledge.
Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.
Instructional Hours: 24 hours (8 classes, 3 hours per class)
Additional Hours: 24 hours for independent study and practice, assignment completion and homework.
This course is typically offered during the following terms:
(Subject to change)
Fall | September to December
Spring | January to March
- CEPH 100 Introductory Digital Photography or CEPH 120 Black + White Film Photography is required
- Or equivalent experience.
Programs this course applies to
Tuition + Materials
Tuition is $507.45. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions on our Registration Policies page.