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  • For the second year in a row, Otis will be hosting the Community Works Institute - Summer West. This is a five day professional development program for K-16 teachers focused on place based education, service learning and sustainability. There is a discounted rate for Otis faculty, staff, students and alumni to participate. Contact the Artists Community Teaching program for more info: act@otis.edu

  • Classes End.

  • I Know What You Did This Summer is a series of bi-weekly gatherings in the Bolsky Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design organized around informal slideshow presentations by curators, artists, writers and producers in the Los Angeles area. Taking the form of a personal travelogue, presenters will share places, experiences, and encounters during summer travel near and far. I Know What You Did This Summer is an occasion to enjoy drinks and conversation among friends, colleagues and our community.

    July 7: Anna Sew Hoy / Jesse Stecklow

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Continuing Education Course



Introduction to Photography


Black and white photography is a critical building block for any photographer or artist who would like to develop an understanding of and use color and digital photography. This hands-on photography course combines technical information with conceptual skills. Topics include using a 35mm camera, black and white film choices, camera formats, lenses, ASA, aperture, light meters, depth of field, and shutter speeds. Also covers how to compose an image and shoot in natural and ambient light sources to create great everyday photographs. Students develop a vocabulary for “reading” and evaluating images. Course includes assignments, demonstrations, an in-class shoot, individual and group critiques, lab/darkroom sessions, midterm, and final presentations of photographs.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: Students must have a 35mm camera that can be used manually or a camera that is both manual and automatic.

Course Details
Course Code: XPHO2010
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab: $35
Section 1 Photography
Instructor: Laura London
Meeting Day(s): Saturday
Meeting Time(s): 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 10, 2016  -  November 12, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 14
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 35424 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35425 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35426 $1370 Add to Cart
13 of 14 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
Early bird = $50 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT applied to individual courses $435 or more (ends at Open House).
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