This hands-on course explores the use of photography in journalism and visual storytelling. Students deploy digital cameras as a journalistic tool, exploring a variety of techniques to photograph and prepare images for use across media. This course’s emphasis is on effective communication through single photographs and photo stories/essays. Students are expected to present captions, short articles to accompany their photo assignments, and self-assessments. The course includes a series of field assignments, discussions about trends in contemporary photojournalism and critical analysis on issues related to ethical challenges in the profession. For the final project, students are expected to propose and develop an original multimedia character study.