ART 220 - Documentary Photography
Explore the creation and historical impact of documentary photography. Lecture and discussion is based on the impact of images through history and how images of historical, cultural, and social significance are helping to shape our contemporary history and viewpoints. Students will create a still-photo documentary story during the term. Contents and expected learning proficiencies of this course vary from term to term. May be repeated up to 9 total credits.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Understand how to select a topic for the format of documentary photography. This is based on both the history and contemporary lectures associated with the course.
2. Demonstrate how to structure a photo story by doing comprehensive research for the topic that has been selected.
3. Understand how to structure a workable timeline and create contacts to complete the necessary images through access.
4. Understand how to create a shooting list that is essential to create a strong narrative.
5. Demonstrate shooting, editing and presentation of the completed story.
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