Narrative Photography - There is a Story in your Neighbourhood!

A compelling photo story can be about the simplest things in everyday life! This course will introduce you to the principles of narrative and documentary photography, how to find topics and apply composition elements and creative techniques. You will learn step by step how to build a narrative with your photos to portray aspects of your city, find themes in your neighbourhood or even create a photo essay in your own home. The presented principles can be applied to your travel photography later on.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Online

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introduce a variety of genres in narrative photography, documentary and fictional. Show examples of relevant photographers practising in these areas.
  • Demonstrate the principles and formal elements of narrative photography, linear and nonlinear and how to build or assemble a story with photos.
  • Discuss what themes and topics can be found in your city and neighbourhood to create a photo story.
  • Demonstrate composition elements and creative techniques.
  • Assess the results of the respective field excursions with emphasis on building a compelling photo story.
  • Discuss methods for showing completed photo stories: slideshow, photo book, blog and other internet output.

PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify genres and subject matters in narrative photography.
  2. Apply principles, formal elements, composition and techniques.
  3. Create a compelling photo story on their own, big or small.
  4. Use methods for showing and sharing completed photo narratives.
$110 Limited / $99

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29 Oct
Online Platform
This class is now being delivered Online only for Spring term, and has been reduced to 3 sessions.

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