PHOTOJOURNALISM & DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
In this, our culture of storytellers, photojournalism and documentary photography have become important global vehicles for communication and expression. Enhance your skills in these genres with this unique class by award-winning street and documentary photographer David Barbour.
Practical insight on subject engagement, lens choice, lighting conditions, composition and post-production will be illustrated through assignment work for newspapers and magazines. Concentrating on photographing people and events will enhance technical choices and the pre-visualization of imagery.
In a career that spans 30 years in photography, David Barbour has worked for daily and weekly newspapers such as the Ottawa Citizen, the Globe and Mail, and Canadian Geographic magazine. He has balanced assignment work with personal documentary projects throughout his career, which has earned him a World Press Award and a Mid-Career Canada Council Grant in to continue his work in Havana.
Students must have their own Digital SLR camera or manual 35 mm film camera and purchase their own film and processing.
As this is an intermediate level course, participants are expected to have working knowledge of their equipment. Recommended prerequisites are Darkroom I, Digital Photography I: Foundation or equivalent. Enrolment is limited to ensure one-on-one attention.
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PHOTOJOURNALISM AND DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
SEPTEMBER 15 - NOVEMBER 24, 2019
September 15, 22, 29 October 6, 20, 27 November 3, 10, 17, 24 (No classes October 13)
SUNDAYS 1:30PM - 4:30PM
10 SESSIONS - 30 HOURS
LOCATION: SPAO MEDIA LAB
INSTRUCTOR: DAVID BARBOUR
LEVEL: BASIC | $395
MAX 12 STUDENTS