The objective of this course is to provide foundational skills in both analog and digital photography. Students will gain hands-on experience in using 35mm and DSLR cameras, developing and printing in black and white darkroom, using digital editing softwares such as Photoshop and Lightroom, and printing quality ink-jet prints. In addition to technical lectures and assignments reviews, there will be a selection of reading assignments regarding the visual cultural and the theoretical discourse on photography. The class time will be spent on lectures, discussion of reading assignments, discussion of student work, printing in darkroom and digital lab, and technical demonstrations.
*It is recommended that students have digital cameras. Instructors will make camera recommendations on the first day of class for those students who may wish to purchase one. 3 credits. One-semester only. May not be repeated. Westpfahl/Oliver
Course Code: FA 106