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Digital Imaging Online Middle School Class

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Class Length
1 Semester
Digital imaging online course free for Wisconsin middle school studentsTake middle school digital imaging elective online and get closer to your middle school diploma. It's free for Wisconsin students.


In Digital Imaging, students begin by learning the basic functions of digital cameras and general photographic concepts such as composition, subject, exposure, lighting and flash. Students then learn how to use the GIMP, an image-processing program to create and manipulate digital images.

Specific skills taught in this course include using layers, cropping images, color, and lighting concepts. As a culminating activity, students build a portfolio of work to demonstrate the skills they have learned. Students do not need to have access to a digital camera or photography experience to take this course.


T1: Students will be able to explain how a digital camera works, and the differences between color and black and white images.

T2: Students will be able to demonstrate good photographic composition and lighting in their images.

T3: Students will be able to use the selection, drawing, and transformation tools of GIMP on their own and existing images.

T4: Students will be able to use multiple layers to modify existing images and create their own multi-layered images.

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Our Digital Imaging online course is FREE for Wisconsin residents under 21.
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