Standard

 

CPH 109 Advanced Black and White Techniques

Course Description

Provides instruction in the zone system of exposure and development for black and white photography. Topics include: zone system and advanced black and white lab techniques.

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Zone System

Class

3

Advanced Black and White Lab Techniques

D. Lab

0

 

P. Lab/O.B.I.

3

 

Credit

4

 


Prerequisite:

CPH 104

Corequisite:

CPH 108

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

ZONE SYSTEM

20

0

5

Camera

Discuss the different zone system methods.

 

 

 

 

Determine personal ISO based on visual reference methods.

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate the use of the densitometer and take readings.

 

 

 

 

Verify personal ISO based on densitometer readings.

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate keytone metering.

 

 

 

 

Explain the concept of previsualization.

 

 

 

Film

Explain the variables that affect negative film processing.

0

0

15

 

Determine normal film development time.

 

 

 

 

Increase ISO through extended development.

 

 

 

 

Reduce the negative by contracted development.

 

 

 

 

Show the difference between base plus fog and d/min.

 

 

 

 

Plot a characteristic curve for film development.

 

 

 

Print

Make standard B & W prints.

0

0

5

 

Print a visual tone scale to previsualize subject.

 

 

 

 

Discuss the effect of flare in contrast.

 

 

 

 

Control contrast with variable contrast filters.

 

 

 

 

Discuss the difference between condenser and diffusion enlargers.

 

 

 

 

Make a full-scale print.

 

 

 

ADVANCED BLACK AND WHITE LAB TECHNIQUES

10

0

5

Darkroom techniques

Describe a bas-relief.

 

 

 

 

Discuss and demonstrate infrared photography.

 

 

 

 

Discuss and demonstrate high contrast photography.

 

 

 

 

Discuss nonsilver process.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Books

 

Henry, R.J. (1986). Controls in black and white photography (2nd ed.). Boston: Focal Press.

Horenstein, H. (1983). Black and white photography: A basic manual (2nd ed.) (rev.ed.). Boston: Little, Brown.

Kodak Limited. (1986). The complete Kodak book of photography. New York: Crown.

Langford, M. (1980). The step-by-step guide to photography. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Langford, M. (1986). Basic photography (5th ed.). Boston: Focal Press.

White, M. (1961). Zone system manual: Previsualization, exposure, development, printing. New York: Morgan & Morgan.