End of Semester Schedule

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Tuesday April 24th
-Watch a video about portraiture
-DUE: 1 contact sheet (can be a multi-page PDF)
-Open lab time

Thursday April 26th

-In-progress critique - Have a minimum of 4 images to share with the class. You may upload them to the server and present them from the front computer using Bridge. These need not be finished images, but they should be far enough along so that we can get a good sense of the direction of your project. The class will offer feedback and help with editing, but please know that we will only have about 7 minutes per person so keep it brief.

Tuesday May 1st
-Open lab

Thursday May 3rd
-Open class

Tuesday May 8th 1:30 - 3:30

-Final Critique! This will be held in the lighting studio (W175). Please feel free to bring a snack to share with the class.

Assignment #4 Portraiture and Identity

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Kelli Connell, Head to Head

Assignment Sheet:


Everyone is required to complete Part C of the assignment (the Composite Portrait) however, you may propose your own 4 image portrait series instead of following Parts A and B. Your proposal is due at the beginning of class on Thursday, April 12th and should be about 300 words in length and describe who you will photograph, where, when, how, and why you plan to photograph that person/group of people. Please be specific! If you plan to follow Parts A, B, and C of the assignment, you do not need to submit a proposal.

Composite portrait tutorial:


Final Critique

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Your final critique (assignment #4 critique) will be on Tuesday May 8th from 1:30 - 3:30 pm.


Minor White

Artist Books - Assignment #4

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Emmet Gowin

Please use this list as a guide when choosing an artist book to bring to class on Thursday, April 5th. You may choose a photographer not on the list who works primarily in portraiture.

Reneke Dijkstra
Sally Mann
August Sander
Diane Arbus
Mary Ellen Mark
Man Ray
Alec Soth
Cindy Sherman
Annie Leibovitz
Richard Avedon
Nan Golden
Lee Friedlander
Gregory Crewdson
Robert Frank
Margaret Bourke-White
Walker Evans
Dorothea Lang
Nicholas Nixon
Lewis Hine
Katy Grannan
Anna Gaskell
Jeff Wall
Shana & Robert Parkeharrison
Emmet Gowin
Harry Callahan
Manuel Alvarez Bravo
Jill Greenberg
Wing Young Huie
Judith Joy Ross
Jacques Henri Lartigue
Loretta Lux
Oliver Herring
Joel-Peter Witkin
Jock Sturges
Ralph Eugene Meatyard
Henri Cartier Bresson
Angela Strassheim
Yousuf Karsh
Sebastiao Salgado
Martin Parr
Richard Billingham
Alessandra Sanguinetti
Barbara Bosworth
Francesca Woodman
Tina Barney
David Hilliard
Roger Ballen
Alessandra Petlin

Artist Presentations

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Artist Presentations are coming up! Here are the two groups:

Thursday, April 12th:

Sarah May

Tuesday, April 17th:


Resizing tips

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Assignment #3 - In The Style Of

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Katy Grannan. Anonymous, SF, 2010

Assignment sheet:

In The Style Of.pptx

Assignment #2 - Holga

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Francesca Woodman, From Angel series, Rome, 1977

Assignment sheet:
Assignment 2.pdf

Power Point:
Assignment 2 Holga.ppt

Download the Holga Manual:

Photography resources

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Diane Arbus "Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N.Y.C." (1962)

Photography Now: Masters of Photography

Flak Photo

i heart photograph

Artist Presentations

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Hannah Whitaker "Yellow Belly" (2006)

Choose an artist for your presentation from the list below. Please be prepared to give me your choice in class on Feb. 7th.

Joel-Peter Witkin
Duane Michals
W. Eugene Smith
David Hockney
Man Ray
Cindy Sherman
Henri Cartier-Bresson
Gary Winogrand
Gregory Crewdson
Harry Callahan
Lewis Hine
Uta Barth
Abelardo Morell
Ansel Adams
Stephen Shore
Margaret Bourke-White
Sally Mann
Walker Evans
Lee Friedlander
Lewis Baltz
Diane Arbus
Alfred Steiglitz
Lewis Baltz
Robert Frank
Berenice Abbott
Mark Klett
Anna Atkins
Alice Austen
Paul Stand
Edward Weston
Robert Adams
Josef Sudek
Albert Renger-Patzsch
Andre Kertesz
Helen Levitt
Hiroshi Sugimoto
Lisette Model
Ralph E Meatyard
Alexander Rodchenko
Otto Steinert
Emmet Gowin
Aaron Siskind
Minor White
Jerry Uelsmann
Jim Brandenburg
William Henry Jackson

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