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ART 297N Topic: Photojournalism

New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge IV.

Course Description: An introduction to visual reporting, photojournalism and photography. Photography assignments, lectures and lab work are designed to give students a working knowledge and appreciation of the challenges of visual reporting. Visual storytelling, composition, lighting, camera technique and the ethical and copyright facing visual journalists is an integral part of the curriculum. A manually operable camera is required in order for the student to become familiar with f:stopcs, shutter speeds, ISO ratings, equivalent exposure, lighting ratios, focusing techniques and other technical concepts inherent in still and motion picture photography. Students receive photo assignments that must be completed on deadline for in-class critique and discussion.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall.

Credits

3 credits