Program Details

A basic black-and-white photography course designed for those with no experience in photography. Emphasis is placed on the application of technique in terms of personal expression, through the selection and composition of subject matter. Class size is lim
Location:
Florence, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Combine your stay in Italy with your passion for photography, or take a time to improve and expand your knowledge attending a photography course in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Fondazione Studio Marangoni (founded in 1991) offers three-week courses, daily and weeklyworkshops, as well as academic courses to complement your holidays or to start a career as a professional photographer. Classes are held in English. You will learn techniques and approaches from renown international professionals, while discovering the beauty of Florence, its art, architecture, history and, of course, its tasty food!

A basic black-and-white photography course designed for those with no experience in photography. Emphasis is placed on the application of technique in terms of personal expression, through the selection and composition of subject matter. Class size is limited, providing for a greater degree of individual critique and classroom participation. The course comprises technical lectures, darkroom demonstrations, slide lectures on historical and contemporary work as well as class critiques. Each student must have a camera with manually adjustable aperture and shutter speeds.Upon completion of the course, a student can expect to have a thorough understanding of the basics of black-and-white photography, including camera operations, exposing and developing negatives, and printing the negative to make a high quality print. Students will also develop an understanding of photography as a medium of personal expression.

TEACHER Bärbel Reinhard was born in Stuttgart, Germany. She graduated in history of art and sociology from Humboldt-University of Berlin in 2004. In 2010 she received her Three-Year Program diploma in photography at FSM. She has attended workshops with Rineke Dijkstra, Arno Minkkinen, Abelardo Morell, Giovanni Chiaramonte, Paolo Woods, Paolo Verzone, George Tatge, Elina Brotherus, Marco Signorini, Carmelo Bongiorno. She is now in charge of the gallery and the library at Fondazione Studio Marangoni, where she is also works as darkroom assistant for New York University Florence and Sarah Lawrence College.
Setting Description:
The course is structured through lectures and darkroom labs, for a total of nine hours per week 1st session = from June 8th to June 25th (Lessons will be on Monday, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 3 to 6 PM) 2nd session = from July 1st to july 20th (Lessons will be on Monday, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 3 to 6 PM)
Cost:
9 hours per week – 3 weeks = 27 hours   675,00 € (Euro) - included chemical fees course will run with a minimum of 5 students

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