The Art of Visual Storytelling: Exploring Photojournalism's New Frontiers
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Please note this is an Online CourseIn the digital age, traditional photojournalism has crossed over into and absorbed other media. In this class, students learn about the visual components that comprise great multiplatform storytelling, including the photo essay, video, and multimedia. Discussions also touch upon the use of social media such as Instagram and mobile photography, as viable tools of visual storytelling and communication. By looking at the work of the instructor and examples of other practitioners in the field, working on weekly assignments that deal with still photography, and producing a semester final project, students expand their understanding of the possibilities in creating compelling images and stories and what to expect in this dramatically changing field of photography.
prerequisite: Photo II or portfolio review