Spring 2014 - Undergraduate Course Description
Durant, Diane
Discipline and Number
ARTS 3371 Section 002
R Time 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Course Title
Black and White Photography

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, darkroom techniques for film development, and digital processes involving film scanning and printing. 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 film 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 2316 or ARTS 2350 or ARTS 2380 or ATEC 2382 or consent of instructor.

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