CRN

94111

Distribution

F */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 101

Title

Introduction to Photography

Professor

Stephen Shore

Schedule

Mon               9:30 am -  12:30 pm     Woods Stdio

An introduction to both the techniques and the aesthetics of black‑and‑white photography as a means of self‑expression. Systematic instruction in darkroom techniques and weekly criticism of individual work provide the student with a solid basic understanding of the use of the camera as an expressive tool. The student must obtain within the first week of classes a camera (35mm or 2 1/4) with fully adjustable f/stops and shutter speeds and a handheld reflected light exposure meter. No previous photography experience is required.

 

CRN

94112

Distribution

F  */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 103 A

Title

Basic Photography I

Professor

An-My Lę

Schedule

Th                 9:30 am - 12:30 pm      Woods Stdio

This course is intended for beginning students who have had some previous photography experience.

 

CRN

94113

Distribution

F  */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 103 B

Title

Basic Photography I

Professor

Tim Davis

Schedule

Wed               1:00 pm – 4:00 pm         Woods Stdio

See description above.

 

CRN

94114

Distribution

F  */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 103 C

Title

Basic Photography I

Professor

Tim Davis

Schedule

Fri                 9:30 am - 12:30 pm      Woods Stdio

See description above.

 

CRN

94115

Distribution

F */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 201 A

Title

The View Camera

Professor

Stephen Shore

Schedule

Tu                 9:30 am - 12:30 pm      Woods Stdio

View cameras were the first cameras and were the primary photographic tool for the first half of photography’s history. They offer unexcelled clarity, tonality, and image control. The operation of the view camera and advanced darkroom techniques are demonstrated in this course. The class explores the expressive potential of the conscious use of the camera’s precise control of the image. Students are supplied with 4" x 5" camera outfits. Admission by portfolio.

Prerequisite: Photography 105 or 106.

 

CRN

94116

Distribution

F */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 201 B

Title

The View Camera

Professor

Tim Davis

Schedule

Th                 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm        Woods Stdio

See description above.

 

CRN

94117

Distribution

F */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 203

Title

Color Photography

Professor

Barbara Ess

Schedule

Mon               1:30 pm -  4:30 pm       Woods Stdio

An introduction to the problem of rethinking photographic picture‑making through the medium of color photography. Transparencies, color negatives, and type C prints are the technical areas explored. Interested students should bear in mind the higher costs of color materials. Admission by portfolio.

 

CRN

94118

Distribution

F */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 216

Title

Art  and the Uses of Photography

Professor

Barbara Ess

Schedule

Tu                 1:30 pm -  4:30 pm       Woods Stdio

Cross-listed: Integrated Arts, Studio Arts

Open to 200+ level students with backgrounds in studio arts. Students in other art fields (i.e. studio arts. media arts) and academic disciplines such as philosophy, anthropology etc. are welcome to apply. The course will focus on the use of photography as a material or tool in artmaking. The emphasis will be on students developing ideas and using simple and direct photographic means to express them. Students will make a body of work with snapshots, slides,  xerox, polaroids, photocollage and other basic photographic forms. There will be slide presentations and discussion on the use of photography in the work of artists such as Andy Warhol, Vija Celmins, Gerhard Richter, Kiki Smith, Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, Hannah Hoch, Ed Ruscha, David Wojnarowicz, Susan Hiller and many others. There will be visits to New York City galleries and museums to look at and consider the prevalence of photographic based work in contemporary art practice. The course does not involve darkroom instruction and facilities will only be available on a limited basis to students who have prior experience.

Admission by interview and portfolio review. Interviews 9:00 – 10:30 on Registration Day in Prof. Ess’s office, Woods Studio #210.

 

CRN

94119

Distribution

F */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 301 A

Title

Advanced Photography

Professor

An-My Le

Schedule

Wed   6:30 pm – 9:30 pm  Woods Studio

To prepare the student for ongoing independent work, this course emphasizes the exploration of visual problems. At the heart of this exploration is asking good questions of oneself and one’s work, seeing how other photographers and artists in other media have dealt with such questions, and "answering" the questions for oneself through individual projects.

Prerequisite: Photography 201 and 203.

 

CRN

94121

Distribution

F */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 305 A

Title

Advanced Photography / Digital Imaging

Professor

John Pilson

Schedule

Th   6:30 pm – 9:30 pm       HDR 106

This is an introductory class in the use of Adobe Photoshop for image processing. The first third of the semester will be spent studying techniques for color management, scanning, image processing, and outputting. For the last two thirds of the semester students will pursue individual projects, which will be critiqued in class. This class is open to both photography students and others JUNIORS ONLY, but admission is by permission of the instructor. Lab is required.

 

CRN

94644

Distribution

F  */ (Practicing Art)

Course No.

PHOT 305 B

Title

Digital Imaging

Professor

John Pilson

Schedule

Fr    9:30 am – 12:30 pm       HDR 106

See description above.  (SENIORS ONLY.)

 

CRN

94122

 

 

Course No.

PHOT SEM

Title

Senior Seminar

Professor

Larry Fink

Schedule

Mon  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm (biweekly)  Woods

The senior seminar is a requirement of all seniors majoring in photography. The seminar meets on a biweekly basis and carries no credit.