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Photography

221.100 Photography as an Agent of Change15 credits
In this studio course students from all disciplines will gain a grounding in photographic technologies and how they can be utilised in contemporary photographic practice. Students will explore the ongoing relationship photography has with social and political issues.

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221.103 Photo Communication I15 credits
An examination of communication strategies and processes available to contemporary photography practice. Particular attention will be given to the significance of design and the integration of electronic imaging.

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221.104 Photo Communication II15 credits
The application of cultural theory and criticism to the medium of photography and the evaluation of historical and contemporary photographic practice, photographers and associated industry productions.

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221.112 Studio Photography 1A30 credits
An introduction to controlled lighting within the studio environment in relation to photography of objects and the human form.

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221.113 Photographic Documentary 1A15 credits
An introduction to photographic documentary practices for social, editorial and commercial applications.

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221.114 Studio Photography 1B15 credits
Further analysis and application of photography using controlled lighting including the development of individual projects.

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221.115 Photographic Documentary 1B30 credits
Further analysis and application of photographic documentary practices including a focus on photographic projects.

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221.157 Studio I (Lens)15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to creative and analytical thinking skills, idea generation and visualisation common to art and design practice. They will begin to acquire specific techniques, skills and processes in photographic image-making. They will learn to discuss and evaluate their work and the work of their peers.

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221.212 Photographic Technologies30 credits
Practical and theoretical exploration of selected aspects of contemporary and historical photographic technologies.

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221.213 Photographic Design Special Topic30 credits
This course focuses upon one specific aspect of photography. Offerings may change from year to year and may not be offered in either or both semesters.

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221.214 Photographic Practices A30 credits
Further development of photographic studio practice with an emphasis on client-based projects.

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221.215 Photographic Practices B30 credits
Refinement of appropriate strategies for photographic documentary practices for social, editorial and commercial applications.

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221.216 Collaborative Photographic Project30 credits
A photographic group project exploring a specific topic that may involve collaboration with a party or organization external to the student group.

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221.220 Photography and the Studio15 credits
In this studio course students will learn controlled lighting techniques (in the studio and on location). They will develop a self-initiated lighting project in order to enrich other strands of their creative practice.

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221.221 The Digital Darkroom I15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to photographic digital image manipulation techniques within a broader discussion of the veracity and consumption of digital photographs. They will develop a self-initiated project in response to their specific area of creative practice.

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221.222 Photography and the Darkroom15 credits
In this studio course students will be introduced to a variety of photographic analogue processes, which they will employ to produce a body of work. Selected darkroom and wet-based photographic techniques will be explored.

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221.257 Design Studio IIA (Photography)30 credits
In this studio course students will explore and articulate creative responses to project challenges through critical awareness of contextual issues. Students will develop and apply core techniques, skills and processes in photography.

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221.258 Design Studio IIB (Photography)30 credits
In this studio course students will continue to explore and articulate creative responses to project challenges through critical inquiry into contemporary issues relevant to photography. Students will further develop and apply core techniques, skills and processes.

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221.291 Photography Special Topic A15 credits
This course focuses upon one specific aspect of photography. Offerings change from year to year and may not be offered in either or both semesters.

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221.320 Photography and the Body15 credits
This studio course engages with the human form as subject in photography and examines principles of lighting. It also explores the history of representation of the human form, taking in photographic portraiture and approaches to fashion photography along with the central and sometimes controversial history of the nude.

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221.321 The Digital Darkroom II15 credits
This studio course provides students from all disciplines with advanced knowledge in digital photographic technologies and how they can be utilised in contemporary photographic practice. Particular attention will be paid to colour theory, colour management and advanced photographic manipulation and output strategies.

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221.357 Design Studio IIIA (Photography)30 credits
In this studio course students will establish a critical position through individual creative exploration and articulation. With opportunities for varied contextual applications, students will consolidate and expand photographic concepts, techniques, skills and processes in the production of their creative work.

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221.358 Design Studio IIIB (Photography)30 credits
In this studio course students will negotiate a critical position through individual or collaborative professional practices, with opportunities to apply their specialist skills to a range of contexts. In addition to advancing photographic concepts, techniques, skills and processes in the production of their creative work, students will develop and apply transferable skills relevant to professional environments.

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221.391 Photography Special Topic B15 credits
This course focuses upon one specific aspect of photography. Offerings change from year to year and may not be offered in either or both semesters.

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221.453 Photography Research and Development30 credits
Research methods, practices and processes for Photographic Design and their application.

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221.454 Photography Research Project45 credits
Application and development of research to an independent Photographic Design project.

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221.455 Photography Studio Project45 credits
Development and realisation of an advanced photographic design project

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221.456 Photography and the Archive15 credits
A studio-based course that examines photography's engagement with the 'archive' as a cultural repository. Students will investigate the social, political and historical uses of archives through photography.

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221.457 Photography and Visuality15 credits
A studio-based course that examines photography's historical and contemporary relationships with vision and visuality. Students will discuss the impact of visual representations on contemporary life and they will develop this discussion through verbal presentations, written work and in the execution of a body of experimental photographic images.

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221.495 Photography Independent Study15 credits
Supervised independent student work on a negotiated topic related to photography involving the setting of objectives, research and/or project work and the presentation of appropriate written and/or practical outcomes.

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