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    Aug 16, 2022  
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VART 320 - Photographing the Natural World of Sweet Briar


CR: 3
Prerequisite: VART 117  or permission of the instructor. This course will develop through discovery, observation and interpretation, an artistic portrayal of the natural history of the Sweet Briar campus. The instructor will work with each student individually in developing a theme for their project. Class activity will include daily critiques of each student’s work, field trips to natural environments off campus and a survey of natural history photography online and in social media. The student will be introduced to a variety of techniques in digital photography including macro-photography, scanography, landscape and ‘motion in a still photograph.’ The course will conclude with each student producing an online book of photographs and text from their project, observation and interpretation, an artistic portrayal of the natural history of the Sweet Briar campus. Students will need their own digital camera with manual controls.



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