The Photo Essay: Storytelling with Image and Text
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Create, analyse and edit photographic and digital images.
- Write captions to complement and interpret photographic images, informed by critical reflective practice.
- Create stories using a sequence of photographic and digital images with words.
- Critically evaluate creative work, integrating and applying theoretical knowledge within the context of creative arts and health.
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We know the impact that photographic and digital images can have on us, individually and collectively. When images and words come together to tell a story they can be entertaining, revelatory, breath-taking, and even powerful agents of change. In this subject, you will learn how to create a photo essay, by honing your writing skills and learning how to create, select, and edit photographic and digital images. Putting words and images together, you will identify how to use the photo essay format for professional and creative expression and evaluate how this format and the skills that you have learnt can be applied in the context of Creative Arts and Health.
- Quiz (10%)
- Photo Essay (50%)
- Image and Caption (20%)
- Critical Reflection (20%)
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