Introduction to Photography
Course covers the basics of black and white photography. Lectures, demonstrations, and assignments combine technical information with conceptual aspects of photography. Topics include: using a 35 millimeter camera, black and white films, lenses, ASA, aperture, depth of field, shutter speeds, shooting with ambient light, basic lighting, and composition. Students develop a vocabulary for "reading" images. Includes weekly assignments, individual and group critiques, slide lectures, and a final presentation of photographs. Includes two lab sessions.
First class materials: Students must have a film camera only
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