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Film Photography / Yearbook




Photography/Year Book
Mon-Fri 2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS:  In this class, students will learn how to shoot film with a manual 35mm camera, develop the film and print photos in a dark room.

At the end of this course, you will

  • know… how to meter light through a camera lense, develop black and white film, print photos in a dark room.
  • be able to… determine good light conditions for black and white photography, frame and compose photos to increase visual appeal, develop and print photographs.
  • understand… how light and darkness create effects, how shutter speeds and apertures affects exposure and depth of field.


To successfully complete this course, you must be a team player, keep a positive attitude, respect your environment and your peers.


Students will share a 35 mm camera. Each student will get one roll of film per week.  Each week, we will focus on one element of photography.


Unit 1 - Shoot, develop, print.

Unit 2 - Shadows, Silhouettes, contrast

Unit 3 - Depth of Field

Unit 4 -  Shutter Speeds

Unit 5 - Rule of thirds

Unit 6 - Texture

Unit 7 - Focal points

Unit 8 - Framing

Unit 9 - Portraits

Unit 10 - Vantage point

Unit 11 - Vernissage

(Bonus unit if interested: Studio shooting)

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