Photography electives offered through the School of Visual Arts provide a selection of courses ranging from traditional black-and-white film-based photography, to digital, using the latest RAW image capture techniques. Photography courses are designed to provide students with basic photography skills and techniques while supporting their artistic endeavors, which range from personal interest to professional skills for the marketplace.
Curriculum & Facilities
Photography courses are held in a spacious light-filled studio, providing ample room and equipment for student use. The facilities include 15 enlargers and darkrooms for black and white film development. There is also a digital darkroom featuring Macintosh computers and the latest ink-jet printers. Gallery space provides students with an opportunity for collaborative image critiques and for display of exemplary work to the University community.
|AR415||Photography 1 (Black and White, Film-Based)||4cr|
|AR515||Photography 2 (Digital Photography, Raw Capture)||4cr|
Designed to assist the student in mastering the basic techniques of black-and-white photography, including negative exposure, film development, and print production. Critical evaluation of photographs, relationship of photography to other visual media, and study of both historical and contemporary precedents.
Digital Photo will acquaint student with the basics of RAW image capture using a digital camera, non-destructive image file management, input and output resolution management, establishment of a digital workflow, adjustment and editing in Adobe Photoshop, fundamentals of color correcting management, digital retouching and high-end archival inkjet printing.