Fall 2013 - Undergraduate Course Description
Durant, Diane
Discipline and Number
ARTS 3371 Section 002
R Time 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Course Title
Photography: Black/White

Description of Course:

This course combines an investigation of the process of black and white photography with a study of serial imagery. Operation of the camera involves an awareness of its mechanical limitations in order to facilitate the recording of light and fosters an understanding of optics. Students will learn camera operation for proper film exposure, darkroom techniques for film development, and digital scanning for print output. Assigned reading and class discussion will address contemporary issues in art and photography.

Required Texts:

Technical Handbook: provided by instructor, available online.
Other textbooks to be announced.
Each student must provide their own automatic (with manual override) or manual 35mm camera. Costs for the course will vary depending upon the scope of individual student projects. Supplies estimate: $150.00

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Course requirements to be announced.

Prerequisite: ARTS 1316 or ARTS 2350 or ARTS 2380 or ATEC 2382 or consent of instructor.

Command of general computer skills and file management skills for a MAC or PC operating system is expected.

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