Feb 02, 2023  
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Graduate Studies Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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JRNL 255 - Photojournalism


Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This is a studio skills course that will train graduate students in all aspects of using still photography for Web and print, stand-alone and slideshow videos. Skills practiced include photo assigning, story development, shooting, photo editing, and production of stand-alone stills as well as slide-show production of visual content for videos on the Web. A large component of the course will be planning and executing photo coverage of events. Critiques of the raw shots as well as editing and composition of final presentations will be done in class. Lecture and seminar portion of the course will stress ethical, historical, aesthetic and legal dimensions of visual journalism. Students will have numerous out-of-classroom assignments, both in the field and in the computer lab. Photoshop will be explored for the sake of optimizing photo content, and creating a basic level of expertise for Web presentations for news and other feature techniques.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
JRNL 211 . May not be taken on a Pass/Fail basis.





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