|| AR20720 |
|| PHOTOGRAPHY 1 |
|| 2001/2002 |
|| Mr Christopher Webster |
|| Semester 1 |
| Course delivery
|| Seminar || 2 Hours |
|| Tutorial || 6 Hours |
|| Practical || 132 Hours |
|| Portfolio || || 100% |
Core module in the study of methods and materials of black and white photography including the technologies of cameras, lenses, films, papers and the developing and enlarging procedures. At the same time, the student examines the nature of the photographic image and carries out various set projects.
provide the groundwork for the student to begin to competently and confidently approach image capture and reproduction.
encourage and guide the student in creative photographic applications through set briefs, workshops and tutorials.
reveal the possibilities of photography as a medium of document, reference and creative imaging.
introduce an aesthetic appreciation of the medium.
encourage an independence and decision-making in relation to creativity.
encourage an involvement in the area of photography at all levels.
work towards creating a portfolio of prints of a sound technical, individual and progressive nature.
demonstrate an awareness of the basic techniques of black and white photography including : -
using 35mm cameras
properties of black and white films
demonstrate an awareness of fundamental darkroom/printing procedures including : -
cropping and degree of enlargement
burning in, dodging and shading
properties of resin coated papers
paper processing procedures
basic toning procedures
demonstrate the use of studio/artificial light in basic lighting arrangements.
begin to define the nature of the photographic image in relation to : -
a) a given theme
b) characteristics of process and its contribution to consequent image
the use of working through : - a) observed photography
b) directed photography
the use of fibre-based papers and processing procedures