Photo 2

  • 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.

    SUPPLIES NEEDED:

                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

                Presentation Book

                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

    PROJECTS:

    • Special Effects
    • Alphabet Project
    • Lighting
    • Cindy Sherman (in the style of)
    • Motion
    • 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.

    ASSESSMENT:

                Students’ work will be assessed by a Rubric

                The following will be taken in consideration when each project is graded:

    1. Meeting the deadline for project
    2. Shooting for each project on time (-5 points per day if late)
    3. Understanding and application of photographic techniques through the quality of the prints, presentation and written assessment.
    4. Level of creativity applied to each project.
    5. Classroom participation.

     **EXTRA AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAYS RIGHT AFTERSCHOOL IN PHOTO ROOM**