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Paul E Berger
ART 242
Seattle Campus

Intermediate Photomedia III

Covers topics in digital imaging, including specialized output, interactive presentations, the moving image, and web-based works. Emphasizes creative exploration of both software and hardware tools and the possibilities of integration with other art media. Prerequisite: ART 241.

Class description

The course will be divided into three sections: 1) An exploration of the concepts and practice of "documentary" in.  2) An introduction to the 4x5 view camera, its operations and practice.  3) A three week in-depth final project, student determined.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

1) Documentary: both readings and photographic assignments, with an aim to explore the broad possibilities within "documentary photography"; 2) 4x5 View Camera:  A practical introduction to using large format photography, with both in-class and outside shooting.  3) Final Project: Developing a method for engaging longer term projects.

Recommended preparation

This class is limited to the photo majors who have passed the second program screening.

Class assignments and grading

See General Methods above

Assignments and class participation, with emphasis on the final project.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Katherine R. Bagley
Date: 01/24/2000