Jun 16, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

ARTS 129 Photography I

This course provides an introduction to the theory, practice and history of photography, with emphasis on the production of digital images. Students will learn the basic principles of digital cameras and digital printing and how to use them in the context of the visual language of photography. This is a hands-on studio art course, which will provide students with the necessary tools to understand the conceptual, visual and historical aspects of photography through lectures, slide presentations and discussions. This is a studio course in the Fine Arts degree program and as such, is generally intended for Fine Arts majors.
NOTE: A Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) camera is required. Students also are required to purchase quality inkjet paper, matboard, digital media and other supplies as directed by the instructor.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: No
SUNY General Education Designation(s): Arts
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Lab: 4