Studio art exploration in photography focused on complex methods of conceiving and producing photographs. Introduction of technical concerns with metering, development, and post-development controls. Emphasis on conceptualization, compositional assessment, and evaluation of content as well as student development of a personal point of view within the photographic medium. Group project.
This class in an introduction to the artistic and conceptual basics of digital photography. The digital camera, scanner, computer and software will be used to produce images for print and electronic display. Subject matter, form and content will be emphasized in the production of these images. Students will develop an understanding of photography as a creative and challenging art form and will practice using the medium of photography for personal expression.
An introduction to the basic tools and techniques of black and white photography. Focus on the technical craft of using the camera, processing film, developing prints, and presenting photographs. Discussion and development of student vocabulary related to subject matter, form, and content of the photographic image in the context of historical and contemporary photographic concerns. Emphasis on student development of a creative problem-solving process related to photographic image-making.