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This curriculum explores black and white, color, and non-silver processes, as well as the history of photography.  Students learn to use 35mm, medium format, 4x5, and digital cameras.  The photography area contains both group and individual darkrooms.

 

 

Photography Courses

 

ART 2013 - Photography I (TCCNS = ARTS 2356) 3(2-4)

Prerequisites: ART 1113, 1123, 1323 or consent of instructor.

Introduction to camera, film, and basic darkroom techniques in black and white photography. Emphasis on photography as a fine art.

 

ART 3013 - Photography II 3(2-4)

Prerequisite: ART 2013 or consent of instructor.

Photography as an expressive medium, with an emphasis on personal style. Continued development of advanced darkroom techniques. These include the use of a medium format camera and an introduction to archival processing.

 

ART 3023 - Photography III 3 (2-4)

Prerequisite: ART 3013 or consent of instructor.

Color photography as a fine arts medium with emphasis on development of professional skills. This course includes color slide processing, printing, positives from color slides, and color negatives. May be repeated once for credit by mass communication majors.

 

ART 4013 - Photography IV 3 (2-4)

Prerequisite: ART 3023 or consent of instructor.

This course will explore color photography as a fine arts medium. Experimental approach to color will be explored. These approaches will include cliche vere, non silver, dye transfer, and electronic imaging.

 

ART 4023 - Photography V 3(2-4)

Prerequisite: ART 4013 or consent of instructor.

This course will explore advanced techniques of both black and white and color. The course will introduce students to the 4x5 camera and studio lighting. Each student will pursue his or her individual creative path culminating in a final portfolio. May be repeated for credit.

 

ART 4113 - Photography in Great Britain 3(3-0)

This is the lecture component of the class where historical and contemporary photographic practices in Great Britain will be addressed. London's museums, galleries, and institutions such as the Royal Photographic Society will be utilized; important British photographers will be invited to class to discuss their work. Field trips to such locations as Stonehenge and Laycock Abbey will be an integral part of the course. Each student will compile a photographic portfolio as a final project.

 

ART 4123 - Photography in Great Britain 3(2-4)

This is the studio component of the class where historical and contemporary photographic practices in Great Britain will be addressed. London's museums, galleries, and institutions such as the Royal Photographic Society will be utilized; important British photographers will be invited to class to discuss their work. Field trips to such locations as Stonehenge and Laycock Abbey will be an integral part of the course. Each student will compile a photographic portfolio as a final project.

 

 

For more information, please contact Gary Goldberg (gary.goldberg@mwsu.edu)