Photojournalism

Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Photojournalism

  • Host University

    Florence University of the Arts and Apicius International School of Hospitality

  • Location

    Florence, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Communication, Journalism, Photography

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    This is an intermediate course. Knowledge of camera functions is required. 

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    During this two-pronged course, students will focus on: 1) the history and study of photojournalism from its genesis/inception to today and 2) assignments/projects that are journalistic newsworthy (events, human interest, artistic/cultural, sports, feature, and portrait). Students will emulate what it is like to be a newspaper photographer and learn storytelling images of the everyday events that occur in life.Through lectures and discussions students will also address contemporary issues such as: the cultural, social, and political influence of images and photojournalism in society as well as ethics and legal issues in photojournalism. The print lab will provide students with the tools for elaborating and printing their own images This course is recommended for Communications, Journalism, and Social Sciences students. This class includes experiential learning with CEMI. Prerequisites: This is an intermediate course. Knowledge of camera functions is required. Portfolio submission recommended.

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