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FA 2531 : Photography: Contemporary Issues
Sat, 21 May 2016 08:41:47 GMT
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:07:38 GMT
Catalog Pages referencing this course
Fine Arts (FA)
Programs referencing this course
AHFA-BA: Art History and Fine Arts
FA-BA: Fine Arts
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Long Course Title
Photography: Contemporary Issues
Short Course Title
Photo: Contemporary Issues
Number of Credits
Default Grading Method
Repeatable for Credit?
One of FA 1041, FA 1042, FA 1501 or FA 1502 or permission of the instructor
Frequency of Offering
Are there Course Equivalents?
FA 2172 - Photography: Contemporary Issues
Are Fees Applicable?
Explanation and Description of Fees
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.
Are Additional Resources Required?
Explanation of Additional Resources
Justification for Additional Resources
Describe any Sources of Additional Funding
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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FA 2531 Photo- Contemp Issues sample.docx
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
Former FA 2172. Number change
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