Commercial Lighting I

Course Description

Basic lighting skills. Provide an understanding of the use of artificial light sources and associated equipment in a studio environment. Learn controls of lighting ratios, contrast, texture and form, reflection, and exposure. Produce photographic images relevant to the techniques and production methods covered.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
46192 PHTG 57A 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Tressa Pack ONLINE
······· TBA-TBA

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-04-05 to 2021-06-25.

Footnote Information

PHTG-057A-50Z: This is an online lecture, laboratory class. The lecture and laboratory do not have scheduled meetings and can be completed independently each week on the student's own time. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

3 Units
Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


PHTG 1 or PHTG 4.
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