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Susan Hoisington

Instructor at Cabrillo College since 1997, Program Co-Chair with Gordon Hammer

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Classes I Teach

 

AP 9A :: Beginning Photography

3 units; 2 hours Lecture, 4 hours Laboratory

HYBRID REQUISITE(S): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 100 and READ 100

GRADE OPTION: Letter Grade or P/NP

Introduces the basic principles, practice, and aesthetics of black and white photography including camera operation, film processing, darkroom based printing, print presentation, composition, and visual communication. Course includes lecture, demonstration, critique, darkroom laboratory work, and field studies.

Materials fee may apply.

Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU, UC.

 

AP 9B :: Intermediate Photography

3 units; 2 hours Lecture, 4 hours Laboratory

Prequisite(s): AP 9A or equivalent skills

HYBRID REQUISITE(S): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 50L

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 100 and READ 100

GRADE OPTION: Letter Grade or P/NP

Continues black and white photography practices from AP 9A with a focus on fiber-base paper printing, refined exposure methods, and thematic projects. Introduces medium format photography, basic Zone System concepts, and post-processing manipulation of prints and negatives. Activities include lecture, demonstration, critique, darkroom laboratory work, and field studies.

Materials fee may apply.

Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU, UC.

 

AP 9C :: Advanced Photography

3 units; 2 hours Lecture, 4 hours Laboratory

Prequisite(s): AP 9B or equivalent skills

HYBRID REQUISITE(S): Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ART 51L

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 100 and READ 100

GRADE OPTION: Letter Grade or P/NP

Continues the study of black and white photography from AP 9B with a focus on refining printing techniques and Zone System practices, thematic projects, and portfolio development. Activities include lecture, demonstration, critique, darkroom laboratory work, and field studies.

Materials fee may apply.

 

AP 46A :: Digital Photography I

3 units; 2 hours Lecture, 4 hours Laboratory

Prequisite(s): AP 6 or AP 9A or equivalent skills and CS 1L or DM 1 or equivalent skills

Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 100 and READ 100

GRADE OPTION: Letter Grade or P/NP

Teaches tools and techniques for creating photographic images with Adobe Photoshop including intermediate camera skills, image capture, import, manipulation, printing, and digital output. Introduces menus and tools, selection controls, retouching, global and selective image adjustments, and filter basics. Taught on Macintosh; adaptable to Windows.

Transfer Credit: Transfers to CSU.

Materials fee may apply.

 

 

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