SRJC Course Outlines

9/17/2019 1:49:04 PMART 22 Course Outline as of Summer 2018

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 22Title:  ADVANCED B/W PHOTOGRAPHY  
Full Title:  Advanced Black and White Photography
Last Reviewed:5/8/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ART 57

Catalog Description:
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Advanced level course for students with technical dark room proficiency wishing to expand their mastery of photo imagery. Students will further their understanding of the creative process, visual literacy and photographic theory through lectures, assignments and class critiques. Students shall prepare a portfolio of black-and-white photographs.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ART 21


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Advanced level course for students with technical dark room proficiency wishing to expand their mastery of photo imagery. Students will further their understanding of the creative process, visual literacy and photographic theory through lectures, assignments and class critiques. Students shall prepare a portfolio of black-and-white photographs.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 21
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Develop a concept and aesthetic intent into a coherent body of work.
2.  Make critical aesthetic judgments regarding photographic composition, visual literacy, and the
    creative process in order to produce photographic images.
3.  Create, critique and edit photographs in order to assemble a cohesive portfolio of high quality
    black-and-white archival fiber prints using photographic methods, materials and archival
    techniques.

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate technical ability and aesthetic judgment by producing an individually selected
    portfolio project.
2. Analyze photo imagery addressing conceptual, aesthetic and technical considerations.
3. Identify major concepts, trends and genres in contemporary photography.
4. Conduct controlled experiments with developing, printing and toning fiber paper for optimum
    aesthetic and technical values.

Topics and Scope
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I. Study of Contemporary Photographic Issues and Themes
II. Preparation of Work
    A. Presentation of work in progress
    B. Portfolio
III. Critiquing Work
     A. Analytical examination
     B. Aesthetic judgment
    C. Composition
    D. Visual literacy
    E. Creative process
IV. Advanced Darkroom Techniques
    A. Exposure and development relationship
     B. Controlled development to adjust density
    C. Fiber paper
V. Research of Contemporary Photographic Materials
VI. Toning
    A. Selenium
     B. Sepia
VII. Presentation
     A. Concept
    B. Archival methods
    C. Portfolio sequencing
    D. Displays    
VIII. Museum or Gallery Visits
     A. Critique guidelines
    B. Curatorial techniques
All topics are covered in both the lecture and lab parts of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture Assignment:
1. Reading of assigned handouts and Internet downloads (approximately ten pages per week)
2. Writing an artist's statement (200 to 250 words) about the final portfolio
 
Lecture and Lab Assignments:
1. Individual work on self-selected subject matter, approved by the instructor in advance, with
    the goal of producing a portfolio of at least 10 to 12  black-and-white images of the
    highest possible quality
2. Weekly or bi-weekly submission of work in progress for critique and discussion
3. Assembling a presentation that compares various fiber papers and toning techniques

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 15%
Artist's statement
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 40%
Analyzing photographic situations
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Photographic work, portfolio
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Photography. 12th ed.  London, Barbara and Stone, Jim and Upton, John. Pearsonl. 2016
A Short Course in Photography: Film and Darkroom. 9th ed. London, Barbara and Stone, Jim. Pearson. 2014
Internet resources
Instructor prepared materials

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