AT 225 - Photographic Explorations
Credit Hours: 3
This is a studio course that requires students to focus on the broader possibilities of photographic imaging. The course will cover the standard functions of the digital SLR camera and the digital darkroom. Using image-editing software as the primary creative medium, students will create imagery that steps beyond the traditional photograph. Assignments will require students to explore conceptual and aesthetic issues through collage and photo manipulation.
Fulfills SUNY General Education -- The Arts.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- explore digital photography as an art form of visual expression involving the development of thematic and conceptual structure;
- utilize advanced techniques regarding the functions of image-editing;
- demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the working process involving the digital darkroom and digital workflow;
- solve various advanced digital photography problems using scanners, appropriated imagery and digital images;
- demonstrate knowledge concerning appropriation and copyright regarding digital photography;
- communicate fluently in regard to technical and conceptual aspects of photographic practice; and
- demonstrate knowledge of the tradition of photographic manipulation from past to present.