AR 2103 Art Explorations: Field Photography

Learn how to use the camera as a tool for personal and creative expression and documentation. This course is an introduction to the art and craft of photography. Over the span of the semester, students will learn how to use the camera as a tool for personal and creative expression and documentation, in addition to building a vocabulary in regards to historic and contemporary photography. In doing so, students will gain an understanding of camera mechanics, various photographic software programs, and digital output for print and web. Final outcomes include the blending of realized ideas with the honed craftsmanship of a successful photograph. Examples of photography, both contemporary and historic will be investigated in class to engage in a dialogue of critical analysis, evaluation, and exploration. Anticipated field trips include wildlife preserves, coastal towns, farms, and a day trip to the midcoast island of Vinalhaven via a ferry. Cameras and editing software supplied on the Quimby Media Lab computers.

Credits: 3
Tuition : $1,575
Room and Board : $1,000
Prerequisites: None
Instructor: Deanna Witman
Dates: May 15 – June 2
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.