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Class 1 - Monday, Jan 10

Monitor meeting at 5:10pm, Tuesday January 11th in room 1030.
Introduction, overview of course (Syllabus), accounts, logging onto computers.
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Introduction and syllabus

Give and go over assignment number one

Assignment Assignment 1 - Non-Digital Manipulation: The Basics of Photographic Language
Images due Monday, Monday, Jan 31 (other due dates, see assignment)

Give and go over reading number one

Light and Lens: Photography and the Digital Age , Robert Hirsch, Focal Press, 2008.
Adobe Acrobat .pdf format
Pp 77-81 (Start with The Lens System and Stop after Angle of View.
Pp 87 - 90 (start with the section on Shutter and stop BEFORE the section on Digital Camera Features).

The Elements of Photography , A. Belt, Focal Press, 2008.
Page 6-14 on framing

The Fundamentals of Creative Photography , D. Prakel, Ava Books, 2010.
Pages 22-25 DOF and shutter speed

Class 2 - Wednesday, Jan 12

Lecture Student Tech, demo cameras (mac lab and 202)
Update Questions about assignment one
Class Discussion Go over reading one
Image upload if needed
Work on assignment 1 (if time)

Monday, Jan 17

School closed, MLK day

Class 3 - Wednesday, Jan 19

Lecture Dr. Hershberger on Photo History
Lecture Bridge and contact sheets
Work on Assignment one

Class 4 - Monday, Jan 24

DEMO Basic photo functions in Photoshop
DUE Contact sheets. Have available for review and checkoff.
Work time assignment 1

Class 5 - Wednesday, Jan 26

Printing specs in room 202
Work time assignment 1

Class 6 - Monday, Jan 31

DUE Assignment One, critique


Class 7 - Wednesday, Feb 2

See email detailing what you should be working on right now and until Monday.
Be sure to review assignment #2 and the details of checking the cameras out.

Finish crit from last time
DUE CDs with covers
Give assignment 2, Fauxtography and Fabrication using High End Digital cameras
Give reading 2

Class 8 - Monday, Feb 7

Finish Crit
REVIEW assignment 2 (you should already have looked at it yourself last week)
Collect CDs with covers
Collect Prints
Print Crit
DUE Prints for Assignment One, short critique
The other items will probably be covered on Wednesday:

Camera raw and bridge
High Res images
Details or the EOS cameras if needed and cameras in ARC
work time

Class 9 - Wednesday, Feb 9

Camera raw and bridge
High Res images
Contact sheets due for review
Work time, assignment 2

Class 10 - Monday, Feb 14

Discuss reading 2
Basic digital from Light and Lens (70-76, 85-87, 90-98)
Graded on participation
DUE reading, Phantasm, class discussion
graded on participation
Work time, assignment 2

Class 11 - Wednesday, Feb 16

DUE Assigment 2, Citique

Class 12 - Monday, Feb 21

Days like this just happen

Class 13 - Wednesday, Feb 23

Demo: making your own prints on the 4880
Finish Crit

Due: Prints from Assignment 2, short critique. You are not required to make a print on your own for this assignment. Instead, you will do this for assignment 3.

Give Assignment 3, HDR and Story Telling

Give basic info about HDR so students can begin shooting over the weekend

Class 14 - Monday, Feb 28

Lecture HDR as needed to bring students up to speed

Assign parts to reading from Wm Mitchell, Reconfigured Eye

Work time, prepare for reading and work on processing HDR images shot over the weekend


Class 15 - Wednesday, March 2

Review contact sheets while others work on assignment 3

Monday, March 7, Spring Break

Wednesday, March 9, Spring Break

Class 16 - Monday, March 14

Discussion, The Reconfigured Eye (Mitchell)
If Time, Work time, Assignment 3

Class 17 - Wednesday, March 16

Assigment 3 Citique

Class 18 - Monday, March 21

Finish Critique, Assignment 3
Give Assignment 4

Class 19 - Wednesday, March 23

Prints for Assignment 3, short crit
In Class Exercise, bring cell phones
If time, Work time, Assignment 4

Class 20 - Monday, March 28

Contact sheets due for review
Work time, assignment 4

Class 21 - Wednesday, March 30

Progress Check-in
Work time, Assignment 4


Class 22 - Monday, April 4

Due Assignment 4, critique I.
Give Final and discuss

Class 23 - Wednesday, April 6

Finish Assignment 4 Critique
Due Final Contracts
If time allows, student meetings about final. Otherwise, meet on April 11

Class 24 - Monday, April 11

DUE: Assignment 4 prints
Student meetings about Final Contract
Come to class prepared to work on final
Work Time, Final

Class 25 - Wednesday, April 13

Presentation (framing, etc) Demo
Come to class prepared to work on final
Work Time, Final

Class 26 - Monday, April 18, PASSOVER

Formal Progress Check-in
Work time, Final

Class 27 - Wednesday, April 20

Work time, Final

Class 28 - Monday, April 25

critique Final Project Due - Critique Part I

Class 29 - Wednesday, April 27

critique Final Project Citique Part II

Class 30 - was MLK day, Jan 17th

May 3 - May 7

Finals Week

Individual conferences by appointment

Please note

This Schedule is subject to change during the course and the instructor will notify students of changes.