History of Photography AHML191L01 DRAFT

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Class Name :

History of Photography AHML191L01 DRAFT

Class Date :

February 22 - February 22

Meeting Times :

Fri 9-12pm

Class Location :

Room 202

Instructor :

Minny Lee

Price :

$30.00 General

$20.00 Members

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About this Class:

Photography's history dates back to 1839 when Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre (France, 1787-1851)  successfully transposed or "fixed" an image onto a plate. This survey class examines the development of the photographic process and defines pivotal moments in its history. In addition to lectures and slide presentations, students will have a chance to see, first hand and on site, traditional processes such as Daguerreotype, tintype, albumin prints, gelatin silver prints and cabinet cards. Students will derive a greater understanding and appreciation of the art of photography and hence, formulate a new paradigm and concept in their own practice.

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