PHO 211: Large Format Photography I

In this course, students are introduced to the operation and use of 4x5 large format cameras. Students learn to load and process sheet film, print large format negatives in the darkroom, and scan and digitize negatives for inkjet output. Students also learn the use of perspective and depth of field controls of the camera through view camera movements. Topics include architectural, portrait, macro and landscape photography. Students will be loaned the use of a large format camera for the semester.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; PHO 111 minimum grade "C-"

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

    offered in the daytime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

    offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 30
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 30
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 60

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