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Photography II
PHOTOGRAPHY II
CLASS CODE: ART 262 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $40
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Students, through classroom discussion and practical experience in the lab, build upon the foundational principles learned in Photography I.
TAUGHT: Winter
CONTENT AND TOPICS: In-depth study of black and white photography focusing on the zone system, printing refinements, advanced film-developing techniques, and darkroom experimentation.

Along with the zone system of photography, we will also explore areas such as: print manipulation, negative manipulation. Extensive exploration of materials, processes, and presentation, text and images, pinhole photography, and professional presentation techniques.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Gain a working understanding of advanced black-and-white photography techniques such as the Zone System and darkroom experimentation.
-- Produce technically sound, well-presented, and aesthetically pleasing photographs.
-- Gain an academic knowledge of the Zone System of photography and other advanced black-and-white photography skills.
-- Become familiar with the work of historical and contemporary black-and-white photographers.

REQUIREMENTS: Two periods a week are spent in lecture and three are spent in lab. Minimum of four hours outside of class. Grades based on exams, weekly assignments, participation and attendance, final portfolio.
PREREQUISITES: Art 160
OTHER: Plan to spend an additional $20-$50 for supplies. 35 mm SLR camera required. Expected that student will own a camera.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2004