Course DescriptionThis course approaches the genres of documentary and landscape photography as areas of technical and conceptual experimentation. In addition to lessons on exposure techniques, basic image editing, composition, and flash exposure, discussion explores the complex histories of documentary and landscape images and their contemporary aesthetic, political, and social impact. Students complete creative photography assignments incorporating their individual locations and environments. The resulting images are shared and critiqued in class. By the end of the course, students develop their technical skills and creative vision as well as an understanding of documentary and landscape photography. Includes field work and field trips.