Photographic Journalism

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Course Description

Study and practice of photography as a major component of print journalism. Emphasis on basic color picture-taking; electronic scanning; selection and use of photographs; ethical, historical, legal and stylistic aspects. Cameras and some supplies provided. 

 - Know basic 35mm cameras functions and related terms  
 - Understand basic elements of composition
 - Know what makes a good photograph
 - Understand journalistic integrity and ethics
 - Understand standard newspaper/magazine assignments
 - Know how to scan film and basic PhotoShop operations
 - Understand historical and current trends in photojournalis