Tompkins Cortland Community College

ART 111 - Photography I


Photography I provides students with the skills needed to accurately expose and develop film and make black and white prints in a traditional darkroom. Students utilize these skills to explore the creative and expressive applications of photography. Topics include craftsmanship, visual composition, communication of ideas, proper use of equipment, and an overview of photographic history. Note: An adjustable 35mm camera is required. A limited number of cameras are available on a rental basis from the Photography Department and the college bookstore. ART 111 fulfills the SUNY General Education requirement in the Arts. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099 and RDNG 099 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.