Fine Arts | Advanced Photography I
S490 | 5378 | Nakagawa O
S490 Advanced Photography I
This is a general, academic year, course description intended as a
guide. Your instructor will provide you with the most up to date
An authorization from the instructor is required for registration.
Offered every semester.
Topic for Spring 2005: Color Photography
This course assumes a reasonable level of competence. It attempts
to evaluate the degree of commitment to photography on the part of
the student and thus serves as a type of gateway course. This is
accomplished by reducing the level of imposed discipline and
mandatory assignments, compared to S392 and placing more of the onus
of direction on the student. S490 concentrates, by means of
discussions and critical activity, upon building an understanding of
the interaction between people and photographs. Some readings are
assigned and discussed, but the main thrust is directed discussion
based upon the studentsí photographs and other original prints,
reproductions, and exhibitions, when available. Attendance is
A lab fee is charged. See http://www.indiana.edu/~blbursar for more
information on fees.