COM 225 Photojournalism, 3 credits

This course focuses on the elements of photojournalism, including photographic theory and visual storytelling. This course will emphasize privacy, ethics, libel and copyright law as it affects professional journalists. Students will refine and practice skills in the use of composition, light, and color, and they will study and practice advanced photographic techniques as they create journalistic images suitable for publication. Photo manipulation software for editing and captioning is also discussed.