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Paul E Berger
ART 240
Seattle Campus

Intermediate Photomedia I

Includes studio projects examining the expressive and conceptual uses of alternative photographic materials and techniques. May include and introduction to photography, large format, and studio lighting. Prerequisite: ART 140.

Class description

Students will gain an understanding of photography in a fine art context. Specifically, the techniques and processes of b&w photography will be covered in both theory and hands-on practice, with the goal of exploring the creative potential of camera vision as an art practice.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Demonstration and hands-on experience with the processes of b&w photography; group and individual critique of work produced for the class; some introduction to historical and contemporary photographic art.

Recommended preparation

Art major with complete prerequisities.

Class assignments and grading

Weekly and bi-weekly assignments that involve the shooting, processing and printing of b&w photographs. The content of the assignments emphasizes the creative use of the media, with an aim to expand the students' understanding of photographic visualization.

The quality and creativity of the assignments, class participation, individual progress.


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 Paul E Berger
Date: 04/16/2003