PHOTOGRAPHY
An Introduction to the Visual Medium
WHAT WE WILL LEARN
• What is Photography?
• What does Photography do?
• Composition
• Techniques
• History of Photography
...
Language:
    Through it we
communicate and share
experiences, emotions,
and abstract thoughts.

     The Successful
Photo...
What does
                  Photography Do?

•   Communicates

•   Records

•   Documents

•   Tells a story

•   Expresse...
Ansel Adams
photographing in Yosemite National Park from atop his car in about 1942.
      Many come to the park to try to...
Ansel
                Adams




   Photography is
Science and then Art
Jacques Henri Lartigue,
   french Painter/ Photographer 1894-1986
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Diane Arbus
Raymond DEpardon
Summer Visual Journal
     Assignment
•   Bring in 10 summer images to create a VISUAL journal. These images
    should be...
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    1. 1. PHOTOGRAPHY An Introduction to the Visual Medium
    2. 2. WHAT WE WILL LEARN • What is Photography? • What does Photography do? • Composition • Techniques • History of Photography • Parts of a Camera • Developing/ Processing • Printing/Editing
    3. 3. Language: Through it we communicate and share experiences, emotions, and abstract thoughts. The Successful Photographer is a master of the language in which he communicates, the language of light and form.
    4. 4. What does Photography Do? • Communicates • Records • Documents • Tells a story • Expresses emotions and feelings • Entertains • Educates Ansel Adams, Monolith, The Face of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, 1927.
    5. 5. Ansel Adams photographing in Yosemite National Park from atop his car in about 1942. Many come to the park to try to take the same photos he did.
    6. 6. Ansel Adams Photography is Science and then Art
    7. 7. Jacques Henri Lartigue, french Painter/ Photographer 1894-1986
    8. 8. Henri Cartier-Bresson
    9. 9. Diane Arbus
    10. 10. Raymond DEpardon
    11. 11. Summer Visual Journal Assignment • Bring in 10 summer images to create a VISUAL journal. These images should be good photographs you took on your summer vacation. Snapshots, landscapes, portraits, etc are all welcome. • The 10 images should read as a form of communication without spoken words. • Students will share their summer journal to the class; classmates will draw conclusions based on your photographs story. • Please bring these images in on a jump drive or your new Mac Book. They will be projected on the overhead in the MacLab.
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