This introductory studio course will cover the basics of how to use an analogue camera, including camera mechanics, exposure triangle and the in-camera light meter. We’ll discuss the history of photography up to current art practice, and we’ll study contemporary art photographers’ work, contemporary art themes and formats, and how to plan a photo shoot. You will be encouraged to create an art piece after planning your photo shoot. Possible themes include: motion or composite portrait, or photomontage.
You will be required to provide your own analogue camera for this course.
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from a course prior to the course start date. For courses with more than one class, a refund, less a minimum $15 administrative fee may be issued if you withdraw prior to the second class. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card.
Continuing Studies statement on use of educational technology
This course will require the use of Zoom and may use other education technology such as internet-based applications, cloud services, or social media. In order to complete this course you will be required to either consent to the disclosure of your personal information outside of Canada to enable use of these technologies, or work with the Division of Continuing Studies to explore other privacy protective options (such as using an alias or nickname).