Photo 10, Beginning Photography


This beginning course in photography is designed for anyone interested in learning the theory and practice of basic
photography. Emphasis will be placed on helping students learn to use the 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) camera and the
processing of black and white negatives and prints.

Skills for success



Regular attendance is absolutely essential. When absence is unavoidable, it is the students responsibility to make up
missed work and to retrieve lecture notes. Important!!!! After the second week of the semester you are responsible for
dropping this class.


Each student will earn a grade based on the total number or points received for all assignments, a mid-term and final
examination, and a final project. Attendance and class participation will also be considered when determining a final
30% Assignments
20% Mid-term exam
20% final exam
20% Final Project
10% Attendance and class participation

Each assignment will be worth a maximum of 100 points. The mid-term, final examination and final project will be worth a
maximum of 200 points each.

The following criteria will be used to determine the point value for each assignment.
1). Does the work fulfill the requirements of the assignment. 2). Technical quality.
3). Creativity.

Method of Instruction

Lectures/Discussion, demonstration, slide and video presentation, field trips

Course Expections Photo 10

A student after completing Photo 10 should: