2019 - 2020 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

6343/6344 Darkroom Photography A/B

0.5 credit per semester

Students will explore the fundamentals of darkroom photography (e.g. operating an SLR camera, processing film, and printing black and white photographs) to create original work. They will explore how to use formal qualities and compositional devices to make aesthetic choices that communicate narrative in a photograph. A collection of photo- graphs will be selected and presented to communicate a theme or a personal narrative. Writing, academic language, and critical thinking skills are developed through artist statements, critiques, and the close reading of photographs as text.

9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

Additional Course Information:

  • Fine Arts Credit

Darkroom Photography A/B

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