Teaching Resources

This page will be updated with readings and related resources for Arts 108, 208, and 308 at Wellesley College.


Download the syllabus here.



Required supplies list for ARTS108/CAMS138 can be found online at Amazon or B&H. You must obtain these supplies by the second week of class. The supplies should cost roughly $35. Please contact me directly if this presents a financial burden for you so that we can arrange for financial assistance. 



See syllabus for details, assignments, and due dates.

Henry Horenstein: Black & White Photography: A Basic Manual

Christopher James: Cyanotype Process

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Stop Time

Susan Sontag: In Plato’s Cave: from "On Photography"

Ansel Adams: The Print

Keith Carter: Fireflies

Natasha Geiling: The Day Winston Churchill Lost His Cigar

Jonathan Griffin: Out of the Light, Into the Shadows

Dayanita Singh: Photo Fiction

William Henry Fox Talbot - Brief Historical Sketch of the Invention of the Art



Art Equipment Cage - Hours and Policy

Art Equipment Cage - Reservations

Wellesley Library Catalog

Camera Simulator

Society for Photographic Education - Northeast Chapter

List of grants for photographers - Lenscratch

Calls for Entry - Lenscratch

Calls for Entry - CaFÉ

Optional Readings

10 Contemporary Artists Taking Photography in New Directions

A-Z of Modernist Photography

Hito Steyerl- In Defense of the Poor Image

Creators -Arts and Culture Publication

Lensscratch - Daily Photographer Profiles

F-Stop Magazine

Sally Mann's Haunted South


Art and Fear - David Bayles & Ted Orland

Interveiw with Joel Meyerowitz - Where I Find Myself

Rediscovering America with Wilkes Tucker