Table of Content

Each section of this website leads you on a tour of the evolution of documentary photography, photojournalism, and street photography. On each web page you will find writing prompts to reflect on. This short critical thinking essays should be typed, double-spaced and include any references.  Be concise but thorough in you responses.

TABLE OF CONTENT  [Essay prompts inside section link to be uploaded to Blackboard]

01.11.18

INTRODUCTION: Syllabus and Equipment review

01.16.18
Lab Exercise
ON  THE  WEB: Upload to Blackboard
SELF-REFLECTION: Upload to Blackboard

01.18.18
Lecture
Image and Reality

01.23.18
Lecture befor Lab: Why Photojournalism?
Lab 
Editing for Impact
(See Blackboard for details)

01.25.18
Lecture
Photography and the American Scene (1839-1861)

01.30.18
Lecture before lab: Characteristics of the photo essay
Lab:  Brainstorming, Concept Maps, and Story Ideas
Start:    DAILY LIFE ASSIGNMENT
(Submit five ideas by the end of lab).

02.01.18
Lecture
Photography and the American Scene (1839-1861)

02.06.18
Lecture before lab: Image Ethics in Practice
Lab
Photoshopping Images for  Photojournalism

02.08.18
Lecture
Photography and the U.S. Civil War (1861 -1865)

02.13.18
Lecture before lab: Writing Long-formCaption
Writing for the Photo Essay

Lab 
DAILY LIFE Editing Day
Writing Long Caption
Writing Project Description/Story

02.15.18
Lecture
Why We Smile for the Camera

02.20.18
Lecture before lab Framing and other Considerations
LabEDITING DAILY LIFE/FINAL (project due at end of class)

02.22.18
Lecture
From Pictorialism to Straight Photography

02.27.18
LAB

PRESENTATIONS DAILY LIFE ASSIGNMENT

03.01.18
Lecture
Class: Farm Security Administration

03.06.18

Lab: FSA Photographers Continued
DAILY LIFE PRESENTATIONS CONTINUED

03.08.18
Window on the World: Defining Documentary Photography

03.13.18
Lab Exercise
Working with People
Documentary Photographers Continued

3.15
Lecture
Photography and Everyday Life in America, 1945–1960

3.20.18
Lab Exercise
Class Discussion:   DAY IN THE LIFE (FAITH, LEADERSHIP, SCHOLARSHIP)
(Submit five ideas by the end of lab).

03.22.18
Lecture
Street Photography

3.27.18
Lab Exercise
Lighting

03.29.18
Lecture before lab
Photojournalism’s Golden Age
&
Defining Photojournalism

04.03.18
Lecture before lab
Lab Exercise
First Edits Day in Life Projects

04.05.18
Lecture
Types of News Photographs

04.10.18
Lecture
Photojournalism: Code Of Conduct
Lab
Peer Critique

04.12.18
Lecture
Photojournalism: Code Of Conduct

04.17.18
Lab Exercise

04.19.18
War Photography

04.24.18
DAILY LIFE PRESENTATIONS

04.26.18
Lecture
A Brief History of the Digital Camera in Photojournalism
&
Looking Into the Lens: Visual Bias


05.01.18
Lab
Presentation Preparation for final

05.08.18
FINAL EXAM: STUDENT PRESENTATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

DAY IN THE LIFE (FAITH, LEADERSHIP, SCHOLARSHIP)