Photography

Class 2: Early Photography

In today’s class we will do the following:

Have a brief assessment of the homework reading History of Photography.

Collect and label your pinhole cans/tubes in preparation for next class.

Review instructions for building our pinhole cameras. I wil distribute instructions in class.

Here are some interesting sites that feature pinhole photography:

Tod Ainslie: War of 1812 and Civil War inspired pinhole photography

Pinhole Gallery

Watch part of The Genius of Photography. While watching we should note the early different methods of photography and the external influences on the development of photography.

Your homework is to read this blog post on shutter speed, aperture and ISO. We will have a short quiz on Wednesday. I will give a paper copy out in class.

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