Documentary Photography and the Southern Culture Landscape

Course Number: 
DOCST 215.01
Course Instructor: 
Thomas Rankin
Location: 
CDS, Bridges 201
Days and Times: 
M 3:05 p.m.–5:35 p.m.
Course Category: 
Photography
Course Type: 
Normal
Course Level: 
Intermediate

Emphasis on the tradition and practice of documentary photography as a way of seeing and interpreting cultural life. The techniques of color and black-and-white photography - exposure, development, and printing - diverse ways of representing the cultural landscape of the region through photographic imagery. The role issues such as objectivity, clarity, politics, memory, autobiography, and local culture play in the making and dissemination of photographs.