ENG-1260 Introduction to Photojournalism

3.00 credits

Prerequisite: ART-2301

Introduction to Photojournalism introduces students to the art and craft of visual narrative and provides the skills needed to produce effective images in a journalistic context. Students will learn the elements of a good news photo, which means developing an understanding of composition, content, and professional representation as they pertain to the demands of photojournalism. Students will also learn how photojournalists work and where they fit within the framework of news organizations, be it newspapers, magazines, or web. The class includes lectures, field assignments, collective critiques, and guest speakers.