Black and White Photography
Course Code: VISA 1510
This course offers introduction to traditional black and white 35mm darkroom techniques, including processing film, silver gelatin printing and related techniques. While the class is primarily a studio course, it will be supplemented by weekly slide presentations and discussions of assigned readings. Slide presentations will focus on individual photographers in the history of the medium. Topics of discussion will include photographic genres, the photo essay, editing and sequencing a body of work, personal visions, social and political context, documentary versus art photography. Students may check out 35 mm film camera from the Dept. Pre-requisite: VISA 0100 or 0110, or by permission (under certain circumstances a student may petition for a waiver of this requirement upon submission of a portfolio).
Course not open to Pre-Baccalaureate Students