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    Erie Community College
  Feb 17, 2018
Spring 2018 Catalog

AT 220 - Photography I

Credit Hours: 3

This course is a basic introduction to photography. The student will learn about camera operations, lenses, meters, lighting, black and white film developing and print making using darkroom techniques. Group discussions and critiques concerning the history of photography, contemporary and conceptual practices will also be a focus of this course. Lab fee. Single lens manual 35mm camera required.

Fulfills SUNY General Education -- The Arts.

Course Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • understand the function of the essential parts of a 35mm camera;
  • demonstrate the working process involving the camera, film, and darkroom by applying the proper sequence and procedure for developing and printing photographic images;
  • solve various photographic problems by utilizing the camera, film, and darkroom;
  • understand fundamental concepts of visual problem solving, image design, and composition;
  • think and communicate fluently in regard to technical and conceptual aspects of photographic practice; and
  • explore photography as a form of visual expression.

F/S (S)