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2021-2022 Archived Catalog 
2021-2022 Archived Catalog

PHOT-215 Alternative Processes in Photography

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-016; Placement into Math-021; A minimum 2.0 in PHOT-180
This class will focus on photography beyond the realm of digital capture, introducing silver, non-silver and nontraditional image-making. Students will investigate experimental techniques involving historical processes, black and white photography, color photography, computer generated negatives, and mixed media combinations.

Course Outcomes
1. Describe how photographic techniques have evolved 2. Describe how these processes relate to contemporary photographic practices 3. Demonstrate safe darkroom practices or traditional chemical processing of black and white photography 4. Produce a body of work by applying advanced photographic knowledge and skills, using photographic equipment and processes, traditional and digital, alternative and conventional 5. Utilize experimental photography to communicate an idea 6. Analyze and critique alternative process photographs utilizing visual art language such as composition, light and form 7. Demonstrate knowledge of the history of photography and contemporary photography by analyzing the work of a successful professional photographer