New York City provides visual inspiration for students exploring digital photography. Students learn to structure and narrate stories on video and in photography as they collaborate to create short digital films. Professionals visit the class to discuss their craft and share work. This course is recommended for students with some photography experience. Students must have a DSLR or mirrorless digital camera. Beginners are recommended to take the course Photography: Analog/Digital.
NOTE: This course requires students to bring a modern computer laptop to class to complete course assignments outside of scheduled computer lab times. The New School provides all degree and credit-seeking students (enrolled in the current term) with subscriptions for the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications
By the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Create a strong portfolio containing related images and video for presentation at a public exhibition at the end of the course
- Gain confidence in presenting and discussing original work through rigorous weekly critiques and writing assignments.
- Develop a critical vocabulary to discuss and describe works of art
- Acquire expanded knowledge of photographic history and contemporary digital practice through assigned readings, gallery/museum visits, and visiting artist talks.
- Create a web presence of original digital work and experiences of NYC through frequent learning portfolio posts
- Demonstrate an understanding of an art/design studio practice by participating in lectures, demos, and discussions; individual and collaborative exercises and projects; and self and peer critiques