Liberal Arts > Art

General Information

  • Name: Photography II
  • Division: Liberal Arts
  • Discipline: Art
  • Units (Credits): 3.00

I. Catalog Course Description

Prerequisites: ART135 or 141
Covers artificial lighting techniques and theory; strobe equipment, hotlights and
electronic flashes. Students produce a portfolio of work demonstrating
knowledge of these techniques.


II: Course Objectives

  • To learn advanced techniques for camera operation in black and white photography, including introduction to a large format camera and portrait lighting in a studio setting.
  • To broaden the student’s understanding of photographic imagery.
  • To develop greater technical skill and knowledge about darkroom techniques for photographic enhancement and manipulation.
  • To experiment with creative darkroom techniques such as sabattier and reticulation.
  • To encourage an environment of experimentation and imagination.To encourage an environment of experimentation and imagination.

III: Course Linkage

The mission of the AA Degree Program in Fine Arts is to provide knowledge and skills for creative expression, personal enrichment, and the foundation for a career in the Fine Arts.

Upon completion of this course, it is expected that students will have:

  • Developed their creative capacities.
  • Participated in at least one cultural or artistic activity, such as a visit to a gallery or museum or attendance at a community art lecture or event.
  • Developed an appreciation for the arts.

Scheduled ART-235 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no ART-235 classes scheduled for this term.