• Block 5 - All Year Photography Class:  Sign Up for Remind 101
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     Course Syllabus
     
    COURSE TITLE:       Photography

     

    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

                                                    Darkroom procedures

                                                    Use of lighting techniques

                                                    Camera types,lenses, film types and exposures

                                                         Manipulating images

                                                    Producing original photographs

                                                         Producing a portfolio

                                       

                                        ART HISTORY

     

                                                    History of photography (early pioneers)

                                                    Trends in modern photography

     

                                        ART CRITICISM

     

                                                    Describing good photographs

                                                    Analyzing composition of photographs

                                                         Interpreting photographs

                                                    Evaluating photographs

                                                    Troubleshooting

     

                                        AESTHETICS

     

                                                    Questioning

                                                    Articulating

     

    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.


     

Last Modified on August 15, 2018