• Welcome to Photography 1!
    You will be learning how to use the MANUAL functions of a camera in this class. We will be doing a combination of traditional darkroom and digital processes. Please note that you will need a fully manual 35 mm film SLR OR Digital SLR camera by the second week of class (you should be able to set the shutter speed, aperture and focus). Don't worry about additional lenses, we will work with what you have! Feel free to bring others, but they are not required. Make sure you have a working battery, especially if your camera hasn't been used in a long time. Used and new cameras can be purchased at the stores below or online. If you are absolutely unable to get a camera due to financial reasons, I have a few film cameras to lend, but DSLRs are for in-school use only. Please reach out to me after our first day of class and we will discuss!
    Students may purchase supplies through My Payments Plus after the first week of class: 
    Materials may include:
    1 pack Photo Paper (pearl or glossy)- $24
    1- 3 rolls of 400 speed film- $6 each
    If you are purchasing supplies in town or online, please contact me directly for a list of films and papers that are compatible with our chemistry.
    If you have financial concerns or any questions regarding your camera, please email me at sferraro@cbsd.org anytime!
    Some useful resources for purchasing new and used cameras:
    Rutherford’s-215-348-4221- http://www.rutherfordcamera.com/

    Other locations:

    Cardinal Camera-215-855-4818 - http://cardinalcamera.com/
    New York Camera-215-357-6222 - http://www.nycv.com
    Allen's Camera-  215-547-2841- http://allenscamera.com/






    Check out this Camera Graphic for a diagram of an SLR