Photography 1 (AWSS2023)
UNIT OF STUDY
This practical unit assumes students have little or no understanding of dark room practice. It aims to give students an understanding of how photography functions as a contemporary visual medium, including its connection to modernism and architecture. Students will gain knowledge of the principles and practise of camera operations, the production of high quality black and white negatives and prints in small studio style classes. This module covers the use of a 35mm SLR camera, image composition, use of lighting, film developing and printing photographs. Practical work includes darkroom, gallery visits, completion of set class projects, technical exercises, class discussions and the production of a portfolio. Students should have access to a 35mm SLR film camera.
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Workshop 3 hrs/wk
Process Journal and associated assignments (40%); final project and presentation (60%)
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