Aug 09, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalogue 
    
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FAS 342 - Photo Media: Analog - Digital


This course is an exploration of analog silver-based photography into digital imaging and print production.  Emphasis is placed on conceptual problem solving through conventional and experimental methods.  In this studio class, through a variety of visual problems, students will learn the basic elements of exposure and development through the use of the large format camera (4X5), as well as large format scanning, digital image editing and print production.  A variety of software programs pertaining to the medium will be utilized, as well as input and output devices.  The goal of this course is to begin to develop creative imaging skills in graphic systems.  This course makes use of the studio environment, both traditional analog (hand-made) and digital, assigned readings and discussions and visual presentations.  Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.  Photographic imaging will be addressed as a process, a sequence of steps taken toward the final production of a work of art or photograph, requiring creative problem solving, methods and critical thinking. 

Four credits.



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