Digital Photojournalism

JMC 3021

This course explores the use of photography in journalism and multimedia storytelling. Students use the digital still camera as a journalistic tool, exploring a variety of techniques to photograph and prepare images for use across media. Emphasis is on effective communication through single photographs as well as through photo stories and picture packages. This course includes discussions on copyright, licensing, and ethics in the profession. Students prepare photographs for print, design layouts, and produce slideshows for online viewing. Captions, stories/articles, and audio provide context for the photographs they produce.

Credits: 3 Cr.