Shooting Like the Masters: A History of Photography

ART X 442.35

Using slide lectures, creative assignments, and critiques, this course introduces students to the history of photography and the artists responsible for its most iconic images.

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Starting at $754.00
As few as 12 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Develop an understanding of the history of photography, the diversity of approaches, and the interplay between technology and the limitations and possibilities of the medium
  • Educate the eye to see small differences in detail and refinement in the photographic image and to understand the consequence of such differences
  • Gain descriptive, analytic, and evaluative capabilities as they apply both to the work of others and your own work
  • Gain a critical understanding and appreciation of the work of individual photographers
  • Prepare a personal viewpoint, but one that is constantly challenged and evolves
  • Further your photographic skills and explore personal artistic approaches within a context of theory, art history, and the history of photography

About this course:

Using slide lectures, creative assignments, and critiques, this course introduces students to the history of photography and the artists responsible for its most iconic images. Lectures address such movements as Pictorial, Straight, and Postmodern and familiarize students with the works of such artists as Nadar, Adams, and Baldassari. Students complete assignments inspired by the photographers' styles and techniques discussed in class. By the end of the course, students have a series of photographs as well as a deeper understanding and appreciation of the history of photography.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Shooting Like the Masters: A History of Photography.

X 438.9 Photography I or equivalent knowledge. 

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
Instructor: Richard Langendorf
370032
Fee:
$754.00
41 days left. Enroll by Sep 28, 2019
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 04, 2019
Schedule
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Sat Sep 28, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Oct 5, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
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Sat Oct 12, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
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Sat Oct 19, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Oct 26, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Nov 2, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Nov 9, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Nov 16, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Nov 23, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
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Sat Nov 30, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Dec 7, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415
Discussion
Sat Dec 14, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 415

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