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May 21, 2016 by emauro
FA 2513 : Photography: From Photograms to Scanograms
Sat, 21 May 2016 08:39:11 GMT
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:06:14 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: From Photograms to Scanograms
Short Course Title
From Photograms to Scanograms
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?
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
Low-tech methods of producing analogue photographs and generating digital images. Working in both the chemical darkroom and digital lab. Analyzing examples of photography from the earliest practitioners to work being produced by contemporary artists. Laboratory fee.
1. Define and explain technical information related to pinhole camera operations, basic image editing in Photoshop, and silver gelatin and archival inkjet printing procedures covered in reading assignments, lectures, and hands-on activities. 2. Properly produce assigned number of high quality silver gelatin and archival inkjet prints in the chemical darkroom and digital lab, which will demonstrate an understanding of the technical possibilities of chemical photography and digital imaging. 3. Create images that reveal an understanding of basic design principles and composition, ability to capture interesting quality of light, and successfully display a unique perspective within the assigned parameters of each project. 4. Compare and contrast high technical quality versus low technical quality prints, evaluate the aesthetic and compositional characteristics of individual and small groups of prints, and be able to verbally communicate the visual strengths and weaknesses of one’s own and other students’ prints during group and individual critiques. 5. Creatively complete a final project that meet a high level of aesthetic and compositional quality. The final project must demonstrate the student’s understanding of the contemporary context within which his/her portfolio exists and the historical traditions of photographic practice that inform his/her practice.
Uploaded a Course Syllabus
FA 2513 Photograms to Scanograms.docx
Explanation of how the course differs from similar GW courses
New course in the curriculum.
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