|Fine Arts and Communication Division|
|PHOT 51||ZONE SYSTEM PHOTOGRAPHY||Summer 2015|
|3 hours lecture, 3 laboratory.||4 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 72 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 3||Lab Hours: 3||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade with P/NP option|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree, Certificate of Achievement|
|GE Status: Non-GE|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: CSU||Validation: 12/7;11/25/11;11/17/14|
|1. Description -|
|An exploration of the Zone System through use of special processing and fine printing techniques. A study of the integration of aesthetics, film calibration, development of film, printing, and techniques associated with the Zone System. Acquisition of fine printing and archival processing techniques suitable for producing exhibit quality presentations. Application of understanding of Zone System to both digital and color materials. Appreciation of contributions by photographers of diverse backgrounds.|
|Advisory: PHOT 2 or equivalent experience; this course is included in the Analog Photography family of activity courses.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|A lecture room equipped for viewing motion pictures, slides, and video tapes; cameras and other needed equipment; laboratory areas equipped for processing film, making enlargements, and finishing prints; all required chemicals and facilities for mixing and storing these; access to electronic imaging equipment for instructor demonstrations. |
When taught via Foothill Global Access: on-going access to computer with E-mail software and capabilities, E-mail address.
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|Graves, Carson. Zone System for 35mm Photographers. Focal Press: Boston, 1997. ISBN 0-240-80203-9 |
Adams, Ansel. The Print. Little, Brown and Company: N. Y., 1995.
Adams, Ansel. The Negative. Little, Brown and Company: N. Y., 1995.
Please note: The above texts are classics in the field.
Johnson, Chris. The Practical Zone System for Film and Digital Photography, Fifth Edition: Classic Tool, Universal Applications. Focal Press: Boston, 2012. ISBN-10: 0240817028, ISBN-13: 978-0240817026.
|8. Disciplines -|
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|10. Lab Content -|
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This is a restricted support course for the AA degree and the Certificate of Achievement in Photography. |
|Last updated:||2015-02-23 10:44:46|