What Makes a Successful Image?

Description:

This is an introductory course to photography where students will learn about historical and contemporary photographs and practices. Time will be spent discussing the various elements that make up a photograph including the physical, depictive, and mental levels. Students will be encouraged to bring in their own work for critique and comparison.

*Prerequisite: It is recommended to purchase Stephen Shore’s “Nature of Photography” text to pair with this course.

Dates: Thursdays, April 5, 2018 – April 19, 2018

Times: 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Fee: $95

Location: HMPC – Portrait Studio

*Last day to register is one week prior to the start of class.

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