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INTRODUCTORY PHOTO Learning How a Photographer Uses Light

ART 2200
Learning How a Photographer Uses Light
This class will show you how to control your camera, anticipate the outcome of your shots, conquer
technical problems, compose rich and complex images, and make finely crafted exhibition prints.
We will utilize digital cameras while traveling through Rome and Florence during the first weeks
of the program. After arriving at the campus in Cortona, you will learn traditional b&w darkroom
photography. Throughout the semester, we will focus on the study of light and how photographers
use it to capture significance in images of People, Places, and Things.
·Daily photo journal and/or blog ongoing throughout the semester
·Environmental Portraiture in the Streets of Rome and Florence: Digital Photography on the Fly
·Dramatic Lighting from Relics to Refuse: Learning to See in Black and White
·Fleeting Moments in Landscape Photography: Capturing Magnificence
Your grade in the class will be based on:
·Darkroom etiquette and team spirit
·Craftmanship of finished prints
·Timely completion of assignments [Late assignments = drops 1 letter grade per day]
·Attendance and participation in class discussion and critiques:


Source: Arnold, Jonathan - Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center & Department of Genetics, University of Georgia


Collections: Biotechnology