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



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Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.

Exploration of imagery that conforms to and contradicts the well-established artistic conventions of landscapes; study of artists who take the landscape as their subject matter. Students produce a final portfolio that investigates local landscape in and around the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Materials fee.
1. Produce the assigned number of high technical quality prints that demonstrate an understanding of the assignments, and successfully display a unique perspective within the parameters of each project. 2. Compare and contrast high technical quality versus low technical quality prints, evaluate the aesthetic and compositional quality of individual and small groups of prints, and be able to verbally communicate the visual and conceptual strengths and weaknesses of one’s own and other students’ work during group and individual critiques in a critical, objective, and constructive way. 3. Students must research a minimum of three contemporary artists whose work informs their final portfolio topic and deliver a fifteen to twenty minute presentation with digital images. 4. Creatively complete a final portfolio of technically proficient prints that meet a high level of aesthetic and conceptual quality. The final portfolio must demonstrate the student’s understanding of the contemporary context within which his/her portfolio exists and the historical traditions of landscape photography that inform it.
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