The Poetics of Documentary Photography

Course Code: 22FCEPV0090

Dates: November 21 - December 19, 2022

Meets: M from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM ET

Location: Online Zoom Classroom

Course Tuition: $420

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Students in this course explore visual strategies for going beyond traditional modes of documentary image making. Whether you are a photographer with assignment experience looking to transition into making more personally expressive work or a beginner interested in making yourself more visually present in your photography, this class explores how the lines of photojournalism, documentary photography and art photography increasingly overlap today and the exciting possibilities that opens for us as photographers.

Course Level / Prerequisite: Intermediate: You are familiar with a camera, whether film or digital. You understand aperture, shutter speed, exposure, white balance, histograms, and how to control focus. You are comfortable editing and processing your images. You may want to learn how to utilize your camera in a more thoughtful and articulate way, or learn more about lighting or how to utilize theoretical concepts in relation to your portfolio of work.

Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. Please register early, within five days of the start-date, to reduce the likelihood of course cancellation and to ensure you receive all course-related materials in time to prepare for class.

Tom Griggs
Image: Tom Griggs, Natalia
Fee: $420.00
Hours:15.00

Save $200.00 or more with a Visual Storytelling Intensive or Street Photography Intensive

Online Zoom Classroom

Tom Griggs

Faculty Bio
Date Day Time Location
11/21/2022Monday2 PM to 5 PM Online Zoom Classroom
11/28/2022Monday2 PM to 5 PM Online Zoom Classroom
12/05/2022Monday2 PM to 5 PM Online Zoom Classroom
12/12/2022Monday2 PM to 5 PM Online Zoom Classroom
12/19/2022Monday2 PM to 5 PM Online Zoom Classroom

Shortly before the class begins photographers will receive contact information for the instructor and should send him a portfolio of 12 jpeg photographs.

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