PH 3300 - Darkroom II: Alternative Process
This course introduces students to advanced work in the area of Alternative Processes in darkroom-based work from a contemporary perspective. A variety of historic and contemporary processes are explored and serve as important aesthetics in communicating significant, related conceptual narratives. Emphasis is placed on a variety of image-making techniques including photograms, chemigrams, camera obscura, pinhole, plastic camera, and other forms of hand-made photography. Also covered is the production of digital negatives for contact printing. Upon successful completion of this course, students will apply alternative process aesthetics in the creation of a focused body of work. Extensive lab and studio time is provided during the class.
Prerequisites: PH 2300 - Darkroom I
Notes: Campus Only
Course Learning Outcomes:
- Create images using digital and hand processes in relation to conceptual narratives.
- Apply technical skills in historic processes to create a portfolio of images that express a concept or narrative.
PH 3300 Course Learning Outcome Rubric
Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historic and Contemporary Techniques, 1st ed., J. Enfield, ISBN: 9780415810241
Required Course Materials:
- Entry-level DSLR or MILC Camera with appropriate memory cards & batteries
- Camera Bag
- External Hard Drive (1TB or Larger)
- 50-Sheets 8x10 B&W Darkroom Paper
- 20-Sheets 8.5x11 Pictorico OHP
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