Course Map for

Photo II

Month Content Skills Assessment
August-

September

*Aesthetic Cluster: What is Art?

*Aesthetic Theories: Mimetic, Formalist, Institutional

*Accurate Exposure

*Photo Log

*Printing Techniques: printing using filters

*Evaluating art using the cluster

*Critically analyzing art using the theory

*Exposure: aperture & shutter speed controls

*Bracketing

*Record keeping

*Printing with Multi grade paper and Multi grade Filters

*Discussion of cluster

*Paper on theory

*Exposure worksheet

*Exposure roll

*Critique of exposure roll

*Comparison of photo log and exposure roll

*Prints

October *Aesthetic Cluster: What is Beauty

*Aesthetic Theories: Hedonist

*Documentary Photography

*Photo Techniques: depth of field control, b-stop/night photography, multiple exposure

*Printing Techniques: burning- in, dodging, cropping, diffusion, vignetting

*Evaluating art using the cluster

*Critically analyzing art using the theory

*Documenting events photographically

*Depth of Field control, apeture control

*Night photography, multiple exposure

*Burning in, dodging, cropping

*Diffusion, vignetting

*Discussion of cluster

*Paper on theory

*Critique of documentary photo's

*Prints showing understanding of printing techniques

November *Aesthetic Cluster: Artists Intent & Interpretation

*Aesthetic Theories: Instrumentalist Theory

*Elements & Principles of Art

*Photo montage

*Collage

*Photo Techniques: panning, freezing motion, blurred action

*Printing Techniques: multiple printing, light: straight, diffused, soft

*Evaluating art using the cluster

*Critically analyzing art using the theory

*Using elements of art to create the principles of design

*Photomontage

*Collage

*Controlling light indoor & outdoor: straight, diffused, soft

*Discussion of cluster

*Paper on theory

*Critique of elements & principles

*Group collage using individual photo montage's

*Film

*Prints

December *Aesthetic Cluster: Artistic Creation

*Aesthetic Theory: Neo-Rational Theory

*Controversial Topic

*Printing Techniques: toning, hand coloring, textured negatives, borders

*Evaluating art using the cluster

*Critically analyzing art using the theory

*Researching topics

*Forming opinions using research

*Presenting opinion through photo's

*Toning

*Hand coloring

*Printing with Textured negatives

*Printing with Borders

*Discussion of cluster

*Paper on theory

*Presentation of controversial topic

*Research

*Paper on controversial topic

*Critique controversial assign.

*Prints

January *Aesthetic Cluster : Aesthetic Experience, Art & Other Values

*Aesthetic Theories: Expressivist Theory, Marxist Theory, Feminist Theory,

*Final Portfolio

*Bookbinding

*Evaluating art using the cluster

*Critically analyzing art using the theories

*Evaluating photo's

*Bookbinding: history, cover, signatures, end sheets, link stitch

*Presentation of photo's, importance of presentation

*Discussion of cluster

*Paper on theory

*Discussion on history of bookbinding

*Cover for final portfolio

*Signatures

*End sheets

*Link stitch

*Mounting photo's

*Final 10 prints