2021 - 2022 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

ART2038A/ART2038B Photography 1A

0.5 credit per semester

Students will explore the fundamentals of photography (e.g. operating a camera, refining images, and printing photographs) that explore both traditional and contemporary practices and utilize tools that reflect industry standards in preparation for college and career. They will explore how to use formal qualities and compositional devices to make aesthetic choices that communicate narrative in a photograph. A collection of photographs 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.

6345 is prerequisite for 6346
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

Additional Course Information:

  • Fine Arts Credit

Photography 1A

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