DESPH 270

Introduction to Black and White Photography and Darkroom Techniques

Design College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Basic camera and darkroom techniques emphasizing black and white film processing and printmaking with concern for visual communication, aesthetics, and personal expression.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Photography BFA acceptance only.

Note

Fee.

Title

Entry Level Processing and Printing

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply entry level skills of processing and printing traditional (meaning film vs. digital) black and white photographs, including a variety of special effect techniques.

Title

35mm and Medium Format Camera Skills

Learning Outcome

Students will be able to apply entry level professional skills associated with traditional 35mm and medium format film camera systems.