Beginning Photo Course Description
This visual arts course is an introduction to 35mm darkroom photography. Students will be learning how to use a film camera and process silver gelatin prints. Lectures, discussions and research will focus on broadening knowledge of photography’s history, important movements and contemporary themes. Through in-class demonstrations and hands-on class time, students will develop a technical understanding of light and photographic mechanisms. In this course students will create pinhole cameras, develop B&W film, make photograms and create traditional darkroom prints as well as explore experimental processes.