A continuation of advanced black and white photography with an introduction to the zone system and a variety of professional techniques. Emphasis will be on the development of a professional portfolio, classical black and white photographic history, and focused development of personal vision. Digital photographic techniques may also be included.
In Rome, this course introduces students to the historic methods and materials of pre-digital black and white photography on location in Rome. Students will become familiar with Italian culture and with the techniques they are using to capture it deepening their understanding of the city and the creative process. Along with photo field trips the class will consist of lectures, demonstrations and group discussions. Weekly assignments will be given and a final portfolio of silver gelatin prints will be completed by the end of the semester. Images will be printed from their personal archive of negatives.
Along with a 35 mm camera students are encouraged to bring any type of pin-hole camera, Diana-F, Lomo LC-A or other film cameras. A small number of basic film cameras are available at Temple Rome for limited student use.
Digital photography and darkroom photography with a minimum grade of C-, or equivalent. For Temple students, specific pre-requisites include one of the following (PHOT 2441, PHOT 2451, ART 2601, ART 2603, GAD 2441, or GAD 2451) and one of the following (ART 3603, PHOT 3412 or GAD 3412).