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Photo Major 3.2: Visual Thinking in Contemporary Photography

Course No. PHV 330  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Barry Underwood

In this course, photographic theories, modes and structures will be examined through the issues of narrative and aesthetics. Students will examine contemporary practices, which have emerged with respect toward photography, and hybrid digital media that transmute photographic theories, concepts, forms, and processes. The course will investigate the ways in which photography continues to affect (visual) culture and the way one perceives and understands. The work of selected photographers will provide a framework for comparing photographic philosophies. Required for Photography majors. Open studio elective with instructor’s signature. Offered spring.

Photo major who prints on glass makes headlines on Wired.com

Photo major who prints on glass makes headlines on Wired.com

Photography major Emma Howell '14 built a camera that prints images on handblown glass. Wired.com published this feature story on Howell's remarkable achievement.

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Joseph Minek

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Joseph received his Masters of Fine Arts degree in Photography & Film from Virginia Commonwealth Universit...more

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