Apr 16, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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ART 1131 - Introduction to Film Photography

Introduction to Film Photography develops basic camera and darkroom techniques using light sensitive materials with emphasis on creative expression, composition, lighting, and the art of film-based photography. No previous art experience is required. Designed for the non-art student seeking an appreciation and understanding of art and art practices. Students will gain experience and direct knowledge from hands-on exploration with a single-lens reflex camera, 35mm film, and a traditional wet darkroom.

Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 4.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Build knowledge and understanding of basic art and photography vocabulary and concepts.
  • Build knowledge of art and the process of making art through historical and contemporary photography.
  • Develop analytical and critical skills for evaluating art.
  • Develop skills and techniques in black and white, film-based photography from initial exposure to finished print.
  • Discover ways to explore and express visual ideas photographically.
  • Gain insights into creative expression.

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