Mon., Jan. 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Smart Photos with Smart Phones – Jennifer A. Altman – Room 442 (20 students max per session)
Smart phones have created a new realm of photographic possibility for both professional and citizen journalists. Images produced with today’s smart phones now have sufficient quality to be published on all media platforms from digital to print. This course, led by photojournalist Jennifer S. Altman, will concentrate on making better pictures with your smart phone. We’ll discuss the history of the technology in today’s world of photojournalism and media, composition, exposure, how to capture decisive moments, as well as conceptualizing and developing an approach. We’ll examine the use of some popular apps and the controversial journalistic and ethical issues relating to post-production. The session will include time for students to make pictures while on assignment. The workshop will conclude with presentation and critique of participant work. Students must bring their iPhone or similar android device. Students are advised to bring their own computers as well. This will be a valuable and insightful experience for an amateur to a more advanced level of photographer.