JOUR 2210
Introduction to News Photography and Videography (3,0,0)
Credits: 3
Students are introduced to the practical skills of photojournalism through planning, composing, shooting and editing digital still photos and digital video in a journalistic, newsworthy style. Students are instructed in the effective visual composition of images, in addition to interviewing technique with a video camera, the creation of the 'decisive moment' in still photos and of narrative in a video form, and the processing of digital images with Photoshop and Final Cut Pro. Students also explore theoretical issues of ethics, privacy and legal considerations in press photography and videography.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Journalism program, or Bachelor of Arts, Major in Communications, or permission of the Chair
Corequisite: JOUR 2200