Salts of Silver, Salts of Iron (PHO4123.01)

Jonathan Kline

This class will be centered on making light sensitive emulsions on paper and glass, re-creating some of the earliest photographic processes from the 19th century. We will also be researching the scientific journals and notebooks of William Henry Fox Talbot, Sir John Herschel, Gustave LeGray, in addition to reading Geoffrey Batchen’s recent book, “Burning With Desire/The Conception of Photography”. Emphasis will be placed on research and students will be required to keep their own journal of experiments and tests.

Prerequisites: Photography Foundation and one 4000 level photo class.
Credits: 4
Th 2:10pm - 6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 12
Course Frequency:
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