Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHOT 210 - Photojournalism

(G and R only)

Photojournalism projects in newspaper and magazine photography, photo essays, and editorial and advertising layouts. Emphasis is on narrative visual communication with photographs. PREREQUISITE(S): PHOT 150 , PHOT 161 , or consent of department. Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory each week. Formerly PG 210.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate use of traditional 35mm cameras and/or digital cameras in conjunction with hot-shoe or bracket mounted electronic flash. (Equipment)
  • Demonstrate use of a variety of photographic lenses to affect creative visual applications in photographic narratives. (Equipment)
  • Create dynamic images that portray a sense of motion or action in a scene. (Sports and Action Project)
  • Create dynamic images that tell a story in a sequentially linear arrangement. (Editorial Project)
  • Create a “body of work” that illustrates complex visual and informational relationships primarily for use in the print industry. (Saturation Assignment Project)
  • Create a portfolio of images quickly that illustrate a story or event. (Spot News Project)
  • Create a portfolio of images taken after dark that involve the use of flash, tripods, digital capture, or film; demonstrate the ability to handle reciprocity failure and the use of ancillary lights in low light level environments. (Night Photography Project)

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