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An exploration of alternative darkroom processes including hand coloring, multiple image printing, selective/multiple toning, "solarization" (Sabattier effect), negative prints and more. A course goal is to use a "post-visualization" approach, allowing students to evolve visual communication beyond what was initially conceived in the field. Creative problem solving and development of personal vision are emphasized. Weekly printing assignments, class critiques and a final project are part of the course.
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.
Critique, identify, and interpret the art form of black and white darkroom photography.
Summarize and reference highlights of the history of photography.
Investigate and use their creative problem solving skills.
Film shooting, processing, printing and presentation.
Critique and evaluate their own voice as a photographer.
Students will need to provide specific materials used in this course, please see the syllabus for a detailed list.
Grading is based on participation in labs, discussions and critiques of completed assignments and the development of critiques and ideas demonstrated in portfolio reviews.