2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IPHOT 3115 Documentary Photography

This core course examines the practices and philosophies of documentary photography, both historically and with an emphasis on current concerns. Areas of study include: creation and execution of a documentary essay, editing, portfolio preparation and presentation, and a discussion of the related field of photojournalism. There is a strong emphasis on shooting. Students meet in groups and individually with professors to work towards incorporating the language, skills, and practice of the documentary photographer/photojournalist.