PHTG 301
Basic Photography

Course Description

This is an introduction to black and white photography, providing an overview of the 35mm single lens reflex camera operating system. Students will gain a basic understanding of film processing, printing and finishing, while developing critical thinking skills to analyze historical, cultural, conceptual and practical aspects of a medium used worldwide. The course is preparation for further work in photography including digital imaging.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
13434 PHTG 301 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.
PHTG 301.01Y: 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

0 Units
Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Non-credit Class
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Grading

Requisite and Advisory

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