Fall 2008 Dates
09/02 Introduction. Handing out materials
09/04 Bring camera and film to photograph
Lecture: Camera, Film and Exposure
Demo: Film Developing & Making Contact Sheet
Read: Upton & Upton. Chapter 1,2 &3.
James Lewis, Cuba without Kodak.
Source Book: 10 Photographers-Names and examples
A paragraph on the most important photograph in your life
09/09 Lecture: Project #1
Demo: The Print
Read: Chapter 4&5. **memorize chart on pg 99 ( B&W zones ).
Recommend : Chapter 16, History o f Photography.
Exerciset#1: read The Vocabulary of Form. William Henry Fox Talbot, " Some Account of the Art of Photogenic Drawing"
Source: Collect one example each for the following: organic, geometric, pattern, repetition, variety, symmetrical balance, asymmetrical balance, vertical balance, horizontal balance, approximate balance.
09/16 Critique Exercise #1
Lecture: A Short History
Source: Photo of 3 people that you know, 3 people that you would like to know, and 3
Recommend: Peter Turner. History o f Photography Chapter 5: Brave New World. The Rise of Modernism.
09/18Work Day. Justine Kurland @ 4-30
09/25 Born into Brothels
Read: T. Barret, Criticizing Photographs Begin to research on an artist for the paper & project #2
Source : Constructing a narrative from t.v. stills ( set Ss @ 1/15 )
Collect 10 offensive photographs
09/30 Shooting in the Field
10/02 Demo: Toning and Matting
10/09 Yom Kippur
10/14 Critique #2
10/16 Critique #2