This course is an introduction to the history of photography. The course will cover the technical beginnings of Photography through its maturity into a medium of artistic and personal expression. Photography's transformation into a digital medium will also be presented. Key historical movements and aesthetic theories will be presented and discussed using key works from photographers active in each time period. Students will also research and present papers exploring key historical concepts and individual photographers. Lecture, class discussion, and technical demonstrations.
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