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HMS-340E The Documentary Image

3 Credits

This course introduces students to the history, theory, and practice of making documentary images in photography and video. In addition to reading/viewing visual/critical works and writing short critical and evaluative essays, students will learn to use the basic photo/video tools in Apple's iPhoto and iMovie applications to produce individual and group photo-essay and digital video shorts, and then assemble these with iWeb to display on their own websites. Class time will be split between these academic and 'praxis' components.