ART 107: Introduction to Photography

Credits 3
Studio Hours

Studio experience mainly for non-majors. An introduction to black and white photography emphasizing a variety of picture-making techniques. Student must have film camera with adjustable shutter speeds and aperture settings.

Course Outcomes
  • Perform and apply basic photographic techniques such as single lens reflex camera operation, black and white film processing and darkroom print enlargement.
  • Apply the fundamental visual, design and camera optical principles.
  • Discuss the traditions and history of photography.
  • Experiment with the creative problem-solving process: from planning and discovery to implementation and evaluation.
  • Develop strong communication skills to effectively critique and analyze photographic imagery.