Photography Fundamentals

Photography Fundamentals
Introduction to photography in an art context. Developing fundamental camera and digital skills; developing an artistic voice. Introduction to prominent contemporary artists working in photography and related theory.
 Hours1.5 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 1.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAcceptance into Art program
 TaughtFall Term 2, Winter Term 2
 ProgramsContaining ART 260
Course Outcomes

Specialization and Proficiency

Students will develop essential camera skills and a basic knowledge of editing software.

Photography in Contemporary Art

Students will gain an understanding of the role of photography within the contemporary art dialogue, including a familiarity with a range of prominent artists, key concepts, and movements related to the medium.

Personal Art Development

Students will develop new strategies for art making while addressing conceptual concerns in their work.