CEPH 101: Photographic Composition

Composition affects both the visual impact and message of an image or photograph. The spatial relationships within an image and what a photographer includes or omits from the frame influence how work is interpreted and received. In this course, students examine the various aspects of composition. Through lectures, assignments, self-directed projects and critiques, student explore photographic representations of line, shape, colour, texture, depth, and surface. This course does not include darkroom or computer lab access.

Material List: Be prepared for your course. Download the material list to purchase items before your first class.


Basic light metering/exposure knowledge is recommended; students must bring their own 35mm or digital camera (manual operation)

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Cs Fall 2021 CEPH-101-F001 Photographic Composition