Documentary Photography and the Southern Culture Landscape

Course Number: 
DOCST 215S.01
Course Instructor: 
Departmental Staff
CDS, Bridges 201
Days and Times: 
M 3:05 p.m.–5:35 p.m.
Course Category: 
Course Type: 
ARTVIS 216S.01
VMS 215S.01

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.