Photography I, II, III & AP 2D Design provide a broad base for a thorough exploration of the art as well as an introduction to photographic art history. Yearbook/Design for Production teaches the universals of graphic design. Students gain an understanding of Adobe imaging software including Photoshop and InDesign, the latest technology for design work. Projects explore a variety of methods for using these tools to create magazine advertisements, books, and board games. Additionally, we work to produce the Rolling Hills Prep yearbook and Literary Magazine. Students learn about page design, layout, photo selection, editing, marketing, and theme development, along with writing stories and taking photographs.
Digital photography students enjoy access to a bank of computers devoted to the art department and the latest in digital imaging software.