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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 4.343 (Fall 2002) 
  • Course Title:
  • Photography and Related Media 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Architecture 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Reiner Leist 
  • Course Introduction:

  • 4.343 Photography and Related Media

    Fall 2002

    Course Highlights

    This is a workshop-centered course in the Visual Arts Program at MIT, featuring several student projects. A  video about the Visual Arts Program is available for viewing. (Warning: 44 MB. Requires  Shockwave®.)

    Course Description

    Subject combines practical instruction, readings, lectures, field trips, visiting artists, group discussions, and individual reviews. Fosters a critical awareness of how images in our culture are produced and constructed. Student-initiated term project at the core of exploration. Special consideration given to the relationship of space and the photographic image. Practical instruction in basic black and white techniques, digital imaging, fundamentals of camera operation, lighting, film exposure, development, and printing. Open to beginning and advanced students. Lab fee. Enrollment limited with preference given to current Master of Architecture students.

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    Technical Requirements

    Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .dcr.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.


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