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Syllabus - Spring 2016/ VS 2862
Class Schedule - Spring 2016/ VS 2862

Basic Equipment List


BASIC CAMERA

including Light & Vision, the Camera and the Eye,
Film and the Photographic Process, the Camera, Loading & Rewnding,
the Shutter, the Lens, Light Meters, Exposure

BASIC FILM

Film and the Photographic Process, Loading & Rewnding, DevelopingFIlm,
Negatives: Exposure & Evaluation, Film: Speed Grain & Contrast,
Choosing Film, Alternative Exposure and Development techniques (Pushing & Pulling),
Alternate Films, Available B&W Films, the Evolution of Film, Modern Film

Developmer Mix Chart; for Sprint 'Standard' Film Developer

Proper Film Fixing Procedure; saving and replacing Film Fixer

BASIC PRINTING

Printing Chemicals, Contact Sheets, Test Strips, Enlergement Printing,
Prints: Exposure & Evaluation, Contrast Filters, Burning & Dodging,
Split Filtration, Priting Papers: Grades, Surfaces & Tonalities,
Additional Printing Papers, Printing Sizes and Alignment, Multiple Prints

Omega Enlarger Setup; lens selection, condenser position, bellows position,
carriage movement, focus adjustment, contrast filter placement, and Gralab timer operation


Printing Protocol; step by step protocol of printing in the Tyler Darkroom

Print Target; set up easel, make a black target sheet, draw the target, use the target, make more targets, larger print targets

Full-Frame Printing; negative adjustment, small prints with a long lens, easel setup, paper protocol, expose & develop

PRINT SIZES : 8 x 10" vs. 11 x 14"

Printing with Filters; theory, process [sign]
Split Filtration; theory, process [sign]

 

BASIC AESTHETICS & ASSIGNMENTS

Image Reversal, Information & Communication, Responsibility,
Basic Visual Toolkit, Shooting, Image Evaluation: the four c's,
the Function of Discipline, Imagemaking: the four p's, Stages of Development,
Mystery & Light – Assignmnet #1, Movement & Depth of Field – Assignment #2, Darks & Lights – Assignment #3

PHOTO CLICHES

PRESENTATION BOOK for BASIC PHOTO

including Final Reviews and Matting

MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheets

detailing the health hazards of all chemicals used in the Lab

 

 

 

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