Introduction to Photojournalism
La Trobe University
Area of Study
Journalism, Media and Journalism, Photography
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThe subject introduces you to photography as a means of documenting facts and telling stories. Practical instruction in the use of DSLR cameras & Lightroom or Photoshop. Exclusive recorded interviews with world-class practicing photojournalists, augment learning in the conceptual and aesthetic aspects of the genre. Practical assignments enhance your ability to understand, and creatively use photographic image-making as a means of expression of ideas and transfer of knowledge. NOTE: Online subject equivalent to 2-3 hrs/wk with access to online data. You must have access to Adobe Lightroom OR Photoshop CS3,4,5 etc. Photoshop Elements is acceptable but NOT desirable. A DSLR camera using memory card & RAW file quality is mandatory.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.