This class is a wide-ranging technical and conceptual introduction to photography. Through weekly projects, students will be exposed to 19th-21st-century photo processes. Topics covered include cameras, lenses, software, darkroom overview, scanning, natural and artificial lighting, alternative processes as well as concepts such as selective focus, color temperature, composition. Short readings and in-class slide presentations on a diverse range of photographers will introduce students to the history of photography.
Prerequisites: This course will prepare students for upper-level Photography classes at Brown and RISD.
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