Alternative Photographic Processes
This course investigates the historical processes, contemporary practices, and concepts of alternative photography. This includes non-silver techniques, hand-applied emulsions, chemical, digital and hybrid processes for photographic imaging. Processes demonstrated may include Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Wet Plate Collodion, Platinum-Palladium, Liquid Emulsion and silver and non-silver toning options. Large-format negatives for non-silver processes are generated using conventional film cameras, paper and digital negatives as well as photogram and pinhole photography. This course is project-based, involves research and experimentation, and is conducted through hands-on demos and instructional workshops. Open studio elective. Recommended for Photography majors. Prerequisites: PHV 295 Photo I: Intro to Photography or; PHV 201 Digital Photo Imaging I, or instructor signature.
Photography major Emma Howell '14 built a camera that prints images on handblown glass. Wired.com published this feature story on Howell's remarkable achievement.
Mary Jo Toles
Professor of Photography and Digital Imaging at the Cleveland Institute of Art, Toles has contributed in her f...more
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