Basic Photography

Course Description

Introduction to black and white photography. Overview of the 35mm single lens reflex camera operating system. Basic understanding of film processing, printing and finishing. Development of critical thinking skills to analyze historical, cultural, conceptual and practical aspects of a medium used worldwide. Preparatory for further work in photography including digital imaging.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13147 PHTG 1 01Y ·T····· 10:30 AM-12:20 PM Hiroyo Kaneko A65

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-06-27 to 2022-08-05.

Footnote Information

PHTG-001.01Y: HYBRID, meets on-campus and online. This class meets each week on-campus and online as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at .

Course Details

3 Units
Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


Advisory: EWRT 200 and READ 200, or ESL 261, 262, and 263; MATH 210 or equivalent.
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