PHOTOGRAPHY - Delaware College of Art and Design

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PHOTOGRAPHY - Delaware College of Art and Design

PHOTOGRAPHYPHOTOGRAPHY CERTIFICATEThis program is designed for beginning photographers, artists,designers or anyone who would like to take their photographicvision and current knowledge to another level. If you areinterested in changing careers or personal growth, these classeswill provide a course of study that will take you through thefundamentals, as well as intermediate and advanced levels ofblack and white and digital photography. Aesthetics, processand individual creative vision will be emphasized to helpstudents fi nd their own unique style. Students acquire thetechnical skills to shoot, manipulate and print photographs withfi lm and digital technology in courses that emphasize cameratechniques, lighting methods and use of computer softwarefor modifying and printing digital fi les. In addition, students willbegin to build a body of work and a professional portfolio.SEMESTER ONEDigital Photography IAdobe Photoshop I/IISEMESTER TWOBlack & White Photographic TechniquesHistory of Photography or Documentary PhotographyPhotography Elective OneSEMESTER THREEDigital Photography IIWeb Design FundamentalsSEMESTER FOURPhotographic LightingPhotography Elective TwoFACULTYRANDY CIURLINOMS, University of Massachusetts. Randy has been engaged inphotography for 25 years working professionally, freelancingand doing personal work.SUSAN ELLISMS, Biology/Behavioral Ecology, York University; BA, English/Humanities, Rutgers University. Susan’s photographic workfocuses on the small. Her images have been reproduced ingovernment, trade and public publications. Current projectsinclude a book of insect images and several exhibits.www.bugsinthesystem.netSTEVE RENZIBA in Secondary Education, Arizona. Steve is a freelancemagazine writer and photographer as well as an instructor intravel photography.ADAM GIERKEBFA, University of the Arts; AFA, Delaware College of ArtDesign. Works as a freelance photographer and assistant aswell as doing digital retouching and studio management for anarchitectural photography studio. He has exhibited his work inPennsylvania and Delaware.CATHARINE MALONEYMFA, Photography, Yale School of Art; BA, Photography andSocial History, Bennington College. Catharine’s photographshave been exhibited throughout the United States. Most recentlyshe was named one of 25 top emerging fi ne art photographersby 3rd Ward Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Her work, which deals withissues of play and movement, can be viewed atwww.catharinemaloney.com16


DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY ICOURSE ID: PH0017Instructor: Adam GierkeTWELVE SESSIONSThursday, 6 PM – 9:15 PM; June 3 – August 19NON-CREDIT Tuition: $510/Lab Fee: $35; 3.9 CEUsCREDIT Tuition: $900/Lab Fee: $35; 2 CreditsThis course is designed for the novice and stresses basicphotographic principles in a digital platform. Students will learnto make critical decisions in image making from visualization toprint. Basic digital camera functions will be coveredincluding exposure aperture, shutter speed, ISO, metering,image capture and fi le types. Students will transfer images toa high end digital work station where basic editing, retouching,color management and printing will be covered using the latestversion of Adobe Photoshop. Critical discussion of both printand screen images will occur weekly to enhance the student’sunderstanding of subject matter, composition and other aestheticconsiderations. At least two class periods will be reserved forphoto fi eld trips so that students can practice what is coveredwith instructor’s supervision.DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHYCOURSE ID: PH0014Instructor: Catharine MaloneyEIGHT SESSIONSTuesday, 6 PM – 9:15 PM; June 1 – July 20NON-CREDIT Tuition: $300; Lab Fee: $35; 2.4 CEUSCREDIT Tuition: $450; Lab Fee: $35; 1 CreditThis course will help students make a portfolio of 10 to 20images documenting a subject of personal intrigue. Studentswill learn to photograph both interior and exterior situations,serious and lighthearted. During class we will examine thehistory of documentary photography from Mathew Brady’spictures of the Civil War to cell phone snapshots. There willbe one fi eld trip and weekly critiques and discussions. Anintroductory digital or black and white photography course isrequired and students will need a 35mm Single Lens Refl excamera, digital or analogue.ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSESCOURSE ID: PH0013Instructor: Randy CiurlinoTEN SESSIONSThursday, 6 PM – 9:15 PM; June 3 – August 5NON-CREDIT Tuition: $350; Lab Fee: $35; 3 CEUSCREDIT Tuition: $675; Lab Fee: $35; 1.5 CreditHow do you make photographs without a lens? What arenon-silver processes? How do you solarize? These questionsand many more will be explored and answered in the alternativeprocess class. We will make and use pinhole cameras and shootwith toy cameras. We will work in the traditional darkroom solarizingprints and creating photograms. We will work with non-silverbased processes like cyanotype and Van Dyke brown. This classis about exploring some of the border regions of photography.Students must have basic photographic and darkroom skills.MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY: THE ART OF THE CLOSEUPCOURSE ID: PH0034Instructor: Susan EllisSIX SESSIONSSaturday, 9 AM – 12:15 PM; June 5 – July 10NON-CREDIT Tuition: $250/Lab Fee: $35; 2.0 CEUsCREDIT Tuition: $450/Lab Fee: $35; 1 CreditLearn the dramatic art of close-up photography. This coursewill focus on observing and fi nding potentially powerfulphotographs of very small objects that you fi nd visuallycompelling up close. Topics will include maximizing depth offi eld, lighting your subject, composing your images andfi nding subject matter. A digital SLR with a close-up lens isbest, but automatic cameras with macro capabilities are fi ne,as are fi lm cameras.PHOTOGRAPHY & NON-FICTION WRITINGCourse ID: PH0048Instructor: Steve RenziSIX SESSIONSWednesday, 6 PM – 9:15 PM; July 14 – August 18NON-CREDIT Tuition: $250/Lab Fee $35Artists tell stories. In this class, students will learn how tocompose and combine words and images to tell those stories.Travel, magazine and feature publications and online journalsalways need skilled photographers and writers. Throughreal-world practice and learning, students will learn how tofollow their own interests and curiosity, pitch a story idea andcraft together a compelling and interesting story by using theirown words and images. Students will need an SLR or digitalcamera. There will be two fi eld trips in addition to classroomdiscussions and critiques.REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.DCADEVENTS.COMPHOTOGRAPHY17

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