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Viewing: FA 2531 : Photography: Contemporary Issues

Last approved: Sat, 21 May 2016 08:41:47 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:07:38 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Photography: Contemporary Issues
Photo: Contemporary Issues
Spring 2016
Course Type
Studio Course
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade

One of FA 1041, FA 1042, FA 1501 or FA 1502 or permission of the instructor


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FA 2172 - Photography: Contemporary Issues
Fee Type
Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.

These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.

Emphasis on the incorporation of contemporary strategies, trends, and approaches into the student’s personal practice; study of the work of contemporary artists who use photography. Laboratory fee.
1. Confident with the use of a variety of image capture devices and expressively motivated in their selection and use. 2. Comfortable with advanced exposure techniques and related camera operations: including selective Aperture, Shutter, ISO and Compression settings. 3. Organized using file management tools such as Bridge and/or Lightroom. 4. Experienced with the use of a variety of digital tool sets used to systematically process, edit and print (or project) images. 5. Sensitive to historical as well as immediate concerns shaping our relation to images and articulate in discussing them from both practical and theoretical contexts. 6. Comfortable with the use of small, medium and large format inkjet printers, while being aesthetically and conceptually motivated in the selection of print media. 7. Able to create a clear, coherent and thoughtful body of work.
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Former FA 2172. Number change
Key: 10047