21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion


Class Info

Designed to increase students' understanding of, appreciation for, and ability to do documentary photography and photojournalism. Each three-hour class is divided between a discussion of issues and readings, and a group critique of students' projects. Students must have their own photographic equipment and be responsible for processing and printing: either by student or commercial lab. Students must show basic proficiency with their equipment. Readings include Susan Sontag, Robert Coles, Ken Light, Eugene Richards, and others. Previous photographic experience required. Limited to 15.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.749 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by B. D. Colen.

Lecture occurs 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Wednesdays in 56-180.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

You can find more information at the Documentary Photography and Photojournalism site or on the 21W.749 Stellar site.

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