digital photography designed to teach camera operations, exposure techniques, output and printing, elements of composition and theory. Critical and creative thinking will be demonstrated through the exercise of aesthetic judgment, assignments and class discussion. Classes will consist of lectures, demonstrations, critique, class discussions and weekly slide presentations of noted photographers. Students will be given weekly photography assignments designed around the technical and theoretical information presented in class. Photography will be further contextualized within the larger social, political and historic environment. Students will learn to see photographic works as reflections of the societies in which they are created.
elements of composition and theory.