JOUR 1168: Photojournalism

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Course Format Lecture 2.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 1.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Images are a key element of effective storytelling. Students examine the theory and methods required to become an effective visual storyteller. They develop skills to capture professional photographic news, sports, features, and portraits along with photo essays to tell an impactful and meaningful story. Students acquire visual storytelling skills for both traditional print and online media.

Priority registration in this course is offered to students admitted to the Diploma or Certificate in Journalism.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum 70% in English First Peoples 12, English Studies 12, Literary Studies 12, or equivalent; a minimum "C-" grade in a university-level English course for which Langara College awards transfer credit; a minimum "C-" grade in ENGL 1120; an "S" grade in ENGL 1107 or 1110; or permission of the instructor.

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