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ART 120 Introduction to B&W Photography
Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: None

This course is an introduction to the art and mechanics of black and white photography. Topics will include the use of a 35mm film SLR camera, the processing and printing of black & film, aesthetics, constructive critical discussion and the exploration of visual literacy. Over the course of the semester, the student will explore aesthetic and conceptual issues in the use of photography as a means of artistic production from both historical and contemporary models of thinking about the medium. Emphasis will be placed on using the photographic tools for personal expression, cultural observation and developing the student's individual artistic voice. (1.1) Proficiency Credit Available Pass/No Credit Available

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SPECIAL NOTE: The manual film SLR cameras required in this course are provided for checkout.