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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Photography III
Course: ART133

First Term: 1995 Fall
Lec + Lab   3 Credit(s)   6 Period(s)   5.1 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Refinement of aesthetic and technical aspects producing convincing images of highest quality

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Apply advanced sensitometry techniques for pictorial control of photographic materials. (I)
2. Demonstrate controls of light for aesthetic effect. (II)
3. Utilize advanced film processes to achieve control of tonal range. (III)
4. Utilize advanced printing techniques to produce quality prints for presentation. (IV)
5. Demonstrate advanced presentation techniques for portfolio development. (V)
6. Survey and describe styles and trends in photography in both historical and contemporary context. (VI)
7. Demonstrate understanding of photography as an art through personal expression. (VII)
8. Survey and describe alternative formats and processes in imagery and camera systems. (VIII)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Advanced sensitometry
   A. Exposure control
   B. Development control
II. Advanced lighting controls
   A. Multiple light sources
   B. Advanced aesthetics of light
III. Advanced film processes
   A. Advanced development controls
   B. Various film emulsions
IV. Advanced print techniques
   A. Advanced darkroom controls
   B. Advanced post darkroom manipulations
V. Advanced presentation techniques
   A. Advanced concepts in print presentation
   B. Advanced portfolio development
VI. Historical and contemporary styles and trends
   A. Contemporary ideologies and photographic practice
   B. Historical context of current trends
   C. Modes of presentation and installation
VII. Individual research
   A. Understanding the contemporary world/social landscape through photography
   B. Development of personal expression
VIII. Alternative formats and processes
   A. Alternative camera systems
   B. Alternative imaging techniques
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  6/27/1995

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