103 Schedule 2019 Fall

NOTE: This Schedule is subject to significant changes up to the first day of class, Fall 2019.
After that date, minor adjustments may be made, and always no later than 24 hours prior to the altered class. 

Class meetings are in Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00AM to 12:15PM.  Please check the schedule after 9AM on the morning of each meeting for up-to-date location announcements. Only exceptions to the normal times will be noted below in bold.

References to the course text, Henry Horenstein, ‘Black & White Photography: A Basic Manual’ 3rd ed. are in brackets, with chapter or page numbers. Students are expected to become thoroughly familiar with these references by the end of the day they are assigned.
Other references such as lecture slides and readings may be accessed via the link and a username and password.


Information is organized by

Class meeting number

Date

Material due at the start of this class, [readings from course text indicated in brackets]

  • class topic(s)

1

Aug 29

Bring pen, notebook and a padlock to class, meet in Carnegie 311

*READING [chapter 6]

*Note: students will need a username and password to access this – please check your email, subject: Readings Password


2

Sept 3

[READING chapter 2, 3, 10, and pages 215-220]

  • The Print: Demo and hands-on of Contact Printing, Exposure, Processing

3

Sept 5

[READING chapter 11]


4

Sept 10

[READING ch[READING ch 4]

  • Early photography, photographic form, narrative structures

5

Sept 12

[READING ch 5]

  • The Camera: basic controls: film loading, exposure, focus, framing
  • Studio: narrative structures with photograms

6

Sept 17

[READING ch 6]

  • Discussion of and start Mirror/Window: Contact Self-Portrait
  • Self-portraiture, sequence and form in photography

7

Sept 19

[READING ch 8, 9]

Due for Critique: Negative/Positive: 10 Connected Photograms


8 – Pradip Away

Sept 24

  • The Film: demo of development
  • Expose and process a roll of film

9 – Pradip Away

Sept 26

  • Studio: the contact print

10

Oct 1

[READING ch 4, 5, 6]

  • The Camera: exposure, framing, light, subject

11

Oct 3

[READING ch 8]

  • Studio: review

12

Oct 8

  • Review of film processing, contact printing and safety

13

Oct 10


14 – Pradip Away

Oct 15

  • Calendar Adjustment Day
    • Thursday Class Schedule – Demo and hands-on: enlargement printing

Fall Break

Oct 17

  • No Classes

15

Oct 22

[READING ch 10, 12]

Critique: Mirror/Window: Contact Self-Portrait


16

Oct 24

Continue Critique: Mirror/Window: Contact Self-Portrait


17

Oct 29

  • Demo and hands-on: Printing controls, dodging and burning

18

Oct 31

  • Photograph as Symbol, Metaphor, and Meaning

19

Nov 5

  • Photography, Sequence and Memory

20

Nov 7

  • Studio: printing controls

21

Nov 12

  • Photography and Truth

22

Nov 14

  • Studio: printing controls

23

Nov 19

  • Photography and Writing

24

Nov 21

  • Studio review

25

Nov 26

  • Studio review

Nov 28

Thanksgiving Break

  • No Classes

26

Dec 3

Due for Critique: 10 Connected Prints


27

Dec 5

Continue Critique: 10 Connected Prints


28

Dec 10

Continue Critique: 10 Connected Prints


Final Exams

Start Dec 13

Continue Critique: 10 Connected Prints