The nature and character of photography; its use for communication and expression. Visual literacy and photography as a universal language. How concept, design, and execution of the photographic image are utilized in our culture. Activities include: shooting and sharing photography projects, homework readings & writings, Internet research, exams, demonstrations, and discussing a variety of professional photographers images. The use of small format cameras and digital workflows. Field trips as required.
Students must be able to arrange 4 hours of time per week for outside of class work. Students should be able to comprehend and paraphrase academic reading materials associated with success degree applicable courses.