Introduction to Film Photography

Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Film Photography

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Photography, Studio Art

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    A 35mm SLR or 35mm viewfinder film camera is required for this course.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course involves theoretical and practical work both outdoors in the city of Florence and its environs and in the darkroom.Students will learn how to use the camera correctly, how to expose the film and the basic principles of black and white photography and composition. In addition, students will be given a broad overview of the history of photography. During the semester students will work on two projects and a final portfolio.

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