CAT988 - Photography - Advanced

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Subject Title
Photography - Advanced

Subject Description
This subject is for those who have mastered their camera, its controls and their functions. Students learn to control light by use of reflectors and ambient and halogen light. The use of on camera flash and strobe lighting and the application of natural light including the use of light/flash meters is discussed. Students must provide their own manual 35mm or digital manual camera (NO POINT AND SHOOT CAMERAS PLEASE)

Credit Status
Special Interest

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1.  Sequence a body of work
2.  Understand how to enhance the meaning of an image by creating a diptych
3.  Create panoramas in combination with HDR
4.  Create collages / photomontages
5.  Critique work

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

CAT986 and CAT987 or equivalent experience

Topic Outline
- Landscape Photography
- Panoramas
- High Dynamic Range
- Architectural Photography
- Collage / Photomontage
- Diptych, triptych
- Sequencing
- Lightroom
- Photoshop
- Critique

Mode of Instruction
Lectures and Demonstration

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50% to 54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Approved by: Lisa Somers