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2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] 
2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JOUR 6 - Basic Photojournalism

3 units
2 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for ENGL 84 
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides instruction in the elementary aspects of photography with emphasis on principles and techniques of photojournalism, including the history of photojournalism, the evolution of photo gear, camera use, news photography, feature photography, sports photography, photo essays, wedding photojournalism, social media, and caption writing. Emphasis is placed on preparing students to take photographs for print and online campus student publications (The Union newspaper, in print and online, and the annual Warrior Life magazine), using digital cameras and computer software such as Photoshop. At least one guest speaker will be invited to give a presentation during a lecture period.

Note: Journalism 6 is the same course as PHOT 106 .

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