ENG-1260 Introduction to Photojournalism

1.5 credits

Prerequisite: None

During this 21-hour course, students will be introduced to the form, theory, and practice of modern photojournalism, including the following: a history of photojournalism, basic principles of news photo composition, the role of the photojournalist in a news organization, ethical considerations of the profession, and the fundamentals of digital technology from the camera itself through the editing process. The workshop will combine lecture, discussion, brief field trips, and hands-on application of course concepts through photo assignments and digital processing afterwards. (A digital camera is required for this course and will be needed for all classes. If you do not have access to a digital camera, please contact the professor before the class begins.)