Apr 26, 2019  
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ART 107 - Basic Studio Photography

This course will provide students with introductory level photographic knowledge and skills, emphasizing fine art approaches.  Photography will be explored through production, critique, history and aesthetics in order to achieve individual artistic goals.  Students will be provided with the fundamental technical, historical and conceptual information necessary to produce fine art prints and maintain a portfolio.  The elements and principles of design will be incorporated into the study of photography, with focus on formal, technical and conceptual relationships.  Students will gain knowledge of various genres of photography, styles, tips and techniques.  Critical thinking will be addressed  with each project, allowing students to improve their ability to visually analyze artwork.
Through creative studio practice, students discover relationships relevant to their role as an artist and work to develop the following emphasized artistic traits:  perceptual openness, flexibility/adaptability, the courage to take a risk, the ability to analyze, and self-confidence.

Prerequisites & Notes

Credits: 3

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