Block 5 - All Year Photography Class: Sign Up for Remind 101text this number: 571-989-7226 and this message: @allyearpCourse Syllabus
PREREQUISITE: Art I
DESCRIPTION: Photography is a semester course serving as an introduction to black and white, and digital photography The class will be offered to those students who have completed Art I, at a minimum, in order to assure that students have a background in basic design and composition. The main objectives of this course are to learn about the workings of a 35mm single lens reflex camera, the chemistry of film and print development, digital photography, and the aesthetics of good quality compositional photographs. Students will work in adobe photoshop to artistically alter and augment photos. It is desired, although not required, that students provide their own cameras. Some history of photography will also be introduced.
MAIN TOPICS: STUDIO PRODUCTION
Care and use of the camera
Use of lighting techniques
Camera types,lenses, film types and exposures
Producing original photographs
Producing a portfolio
History of photography (early pioneers)
Trends in modern photography
Describing good photographs
Analyzing composition of photographs
CREDIT INFO: A fine or practical arts course is any state-approved course, grades 9-12, in art, music, drama, or vocational education; this course provides one half of one credit. One credit is needed to graduate.