Week 1: Introduction

Basic Black and White Photography with Matthew Swarts

Walker Evans.

Walker Evans.

1. Download the syllabus (arts1810f13) and the slides from this week’s lecture (arts1810 introduction slides).  Review all class requirements and purchase all required materials.

Please note: ALL REQUIRED MATERIALS ARE DUE AND YOUR RESPONSIBILITY BY THE THIRD WEEK OF CLASS.

2. Consider purchasing the recommended text:

Photography (11th Edition) [Paperback]

Barbara London (Author), John Upton (Author), Jim Stone (Author)

3. READ: Living Like Weasels, by Annie Dilliard.

4. READ: Abelardo Morell, The Big Picture

5. For Next Class: Bring interesting objects of varying translucency for making photograms.

6. Complete the following contact form. (Note: Please use your CCRI email address in the contact field.)

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