Photographs can change the world and how we see it. In this course, students will be introduced to the history of photojournalism, exploring the stories behind iconic images of critical moments in human history captured by various photographers. Instruction will include the technical aspects of photojournalism including understanding composition, using editing software, using different qualities of light and capturing decisive moments. The course will also cover ethics in photojournalism, the importance of captions and learning to read human behavior. Out of class assignments include researching a subject, shooting and editing a photo essay.
Note: Elective for Professional Certificate in Photography: Images & Techniques.
Course Number: ART-40693
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Digital Media Content Creation, Photography: Images and Techniques