4.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media


Class Info

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. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version. Limited to 20.

This class has no prerequisites.

4.341 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by L. Baladi.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E15-054.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

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