Foundations of Photography/Analog (PHO2204.01)

Terry Boddie

This is an analog film-based black-and-white photography course designed for those with little or no experience in photography. Emphasis will be placed on the application of technique in terms of personal expression through the selection and composition of subject matter. The course comprises technical lectures, darkroom demonstrations; lectures on historical and contemporary photographs as well as class critiques. The course will begin with a 2-D design assignment using photograms and continue with others that will teach camera controls, exposure, film processing, printing and structuring narrative using single and multiple images.

Learning Outcomes:
Acquire basic technical skills with analog cameras and wet lab processes.
Become familiar with contemporary practitioners of photography working globally.
Engage with peers to make observations, give and take feedback on work in progress.
Recognize a shared role in cultivating an engaging, respectful learning community.

Delivery Method: Fully in-person
Course Level: 2000-level
Credits: 4
W 2:10PM - 5:50PM (Full-term)
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Course Frequency: Once a year

Categories: 2000 , All courses , Four Credit , Fully In-Person , Photography