COURSE DESCRIPTION: Intermediate 35MM Black/White Photography Course
OPENING STATEMENT: The most powerful photographs are the ones that have an element of surprise in them. The photographs that do not give up their secret at the first glance, but reveal it slowly.
This course will help you learn how to “see” a picture and to acquire the skills in developing your own distinctive style.
INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVE OF COURSE: Students will expand upon their knowledge and skills of 35mm Black/White photography through the principles and elements of design.
STUDENTS WILL LEARN:
- Black & White Developing Processes and Techniques in the Darkroom
- Develop 35mm film
- Photographic Techniques: Burning, Dodging, Special Effects,
Tinting & Filters.
Tri-X 400 or Ilford Film (Black & White Negative Film only) (6 Rolls)
Ilford RC Paper (Glossy, Pearl, Satin) **Do not use Fiber Paper
Folder to store prints, test strips, contact sheets
Ring Binder for Negatives
Pen & Pencil
REQUIREMENTS OF THE COURSE:
Carefully complete each project
Shoot negatives on time
Participation in all classroom critiques
Participation in District wide Herricks Art Show
Parent signed camera release form
- Special Effects
- Alphabet Project
- Cindy Sherman (in the style of)
- Theme Book
- Art Show
ATTENDANCE & PUNCTUALITY: Since most of the work needs to be done in class, attendance and punctuality is crucial in understanding the lessons and meeting the deadlines of the projects.
Students’ work will be assessed by a Rubric
The following will be taken in consideration when each project is graded:
- Meeting the deadline for project
- Shooting for each project on time (-5 points per day if late)
- Understanding and application of photographic techniques through the quality of the prints, presentation and written assessment.
- Level of creativity applied to each project.
- Classroom participation.
**EXTRA AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAYS RIGHT AFTERSCHOOL IN PHOTO ROOM**