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Daniel Larkin

Associate Professor

School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
College of Art and Design

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2200 Gannett

Daniel Larkin

Associate Professor

School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
College of Art and Design

Education

BFA, Rochester Institute of Technology; MFA, Bard College


Areas of Expertise

Currently Teaching

IDEA-550
3 Credits
This course will focus on implementing and developing interdisciplinary design projects. The specific topics for this course will vary each time it is taught but may be limited to repeatability. The topic is determined by the instructor. Technical, cultural, and human-centered aspects will be covered through a series of projects. Students will participate in short, deep-dives and extended group projects with a range of design problems, goals, tools, and procedures. Activities include branding, physical prototyping, fabrication, and digital product design. This course can be taken multiple times but individual topics must be different.
PHAR-102
4 Credits
This course will reinforce and build upon the skills learned in the first semester of Photographic Arts I. It will emphasize aesthetics, craft, visual problem solving and critical thinking skills - the foundations of the Photographic Arts curriculum. In this semester, the studio will be introduced as a space that can be used to create and control light. This course's curriculum will continue to emphasize both craft and visual problem solving required in high-level photographic imaging.
PHAR-599
1 - 3 Credits
Photography Independent Study will provide students with the ability to study in a specialized area with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty adviser, will propose a course of study. Photography Independent Study students must obtain permission of an instructor and complete the Independent Study Permission Form to enroll.
PHFA-402
3 Credits
This course represents part one of two parts of the culmination of the studio/critique experience for students in Fine Art Photography. Having established a working artistic methodology in previous courses, students will begin to consolidate a final body of work through the critical engagement with their peers and faculty. The focus of the course is to create works for the Senior Exhibition during spring semester in the Fine Art Portfolio II course. Studio practices and extensive critique experiences are featured in this course.
PHFA-403
3 Credits
This course represents the final culmination of the studio/critique experience for students in fine art photography. Having established a working artistic methodology in the previous fine art courses, students will consolidate a final body of work through the critical engagement with their peers and faculty. The focus of the course will lead to the senior exhibition and the completion of a printed portfolio or other final expression of their work such as video or installation. Studio practices creation of new artwork and extensive critique experiences are featured in this course.
PHFA-565
3 Credits
This course is a creative exploration of the hybrid technology between traditional film-based color photography and digital imaging. Students will use film and progress through analog to digital conversion. Proper scanning techniques, information on proper color management and procedures for digital image editing and manipulation will be outlined. Various methods of printed output will be discussed and explored. Students will conceive and design their own photographic project and produce a portfolio of prints.
PHGR-665
3 Credits
This course will offer a creative exploration of technology through traditional analog color photography and digital imaging using both film and digital technologies. The class will explore effective film scanning techniques, color workflows and procedures for digital image editing and manipulation. The class will discuss various methods of output and experience them first-hand through assignments. Students will conceive and design their own photographic project and produce a body of work. Students will also undertake research and explore their findings through written research papers pertinent to their own artistic exploration.
PHGR-799
1 - 4 Credits
An independent study allows graduate students in the Photography and Related Media program the ability to study in a specialized area with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty adviser, should propose a course of study or project with clearly defined goals and outcomes. Students must obtain permission of an instructor and complete the Independent Study Permission Form to enroll. **NOTE: Student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA *
PHGR-890
6 Credits
Students produce a thesis as a component of the MFA degree in Photography and Related Media. The completion of the thesis exhibition, from artwork to the installation, is the focus of this course.

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