4.341 / 4.342
Introduction to Photography and Related Media

G: permission of instructor
Lab Fee: 
There will be NO lab fee for Spring 2021
UG: 4.341, G: 4.342 — Limited to 12
Required of: 
Restricted elective for BSA, BSAD, Design minor

Introduces history and contemporary practices in artistic photography through projects, lectures, artist visits, group discussions, readings, and field trips. Fosters visual literacy and aesthetic appreciation of photography/digital imaging, as well as critical awareness of how images in our culture are produced and constructed. Provides instruction in the fundamentals of different camera formats, film exposure and development, lighting, black and white darkroom printing, and digital imaging. Assignments allow for incorporation of a range of traditional and experimental techniques, development of technical skills, and personal exploration. Throughout the term, present and discuss projects in a critical forum. In person not required.

Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.