ART 162 : Photography II

Transcript title

Photography II

Credits

3

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

60

Other hours

60

Recommended preparation

ART 161.

Description

Introduction to black and white fine printing in the traditional wet darkroom. Course includes a basic overview of the Zone System, with the goal of "pre-visualizing" a scene as a finished photograph being an expected outcome. Students work with fiber-base printing paper, print bleaching, toning, archival print finishing and other advanced techniques to create an expressive print statement. Creative problem solving and development of personal vision are a course emphasis. Weekly shooting and printing assignments, class critiques and a final project are part of the course.

Learning outcomes

1. Students will critique, identify, and interpret the art form of black and white darkroom photography.
2. Students will summarize and reference highlights of the history of photography.
3. Students will further investigate and use their creative problem solving skills.
4. Students will begin to pre-plan creative outcomes when film shooting, processing, printing and presentation.
5. Students will critique and evaluate their own voice as a photographer.

Content outline

Critique, identify, and interpret the art form of black and white darkroom photography.
Students will summarize and reference highlights of the history of photography.
Students will further investigate and use their creative problem solving skills.
Students will begin to pre-plan creative outcomes when film shooting, processing, printing and presentation.
Students will critique and evaluate their own voice as a photographer.

Required materials

Students will need to provide specific materials used in this course, please see the syllabus for a detailed list.

Grading methods

Grading is based on participation in labs, discussions and critiques of completed assignments and the development of critiques and ideas demonstrated in portfolio reviews.

Outside of
expected

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