This course introduces the concepts and methods of developing a series of images that communicate an idea or emotion. Students initiate and complete two small projects - one documentary and one fine art. Each project consists of 8 weeks of fieldwork and 2 weeks of editing and preparation. Using their own video work or photographs and those of others, students investigate the way sequencing and combining photographs and moving images with text can affect the understanding of the work.

This a 10-week course, meeting weekly on Monday aftteroons from 1:30 - 5:00, begins Monday September 7

 

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Instructors

Elizabeth Greenberg

Elizabeth Greenberg, Vice President of Academic Affairs, earned her B.F.A. in Photography from the Rhode Island School of Design and completed her M.F.A in Visual Arts at Vermont College.  Elizabeth began her photographic career in New York City working as Arnold Newman’s studio manager and first assistant.  After leaving Arnold Newman’s studio, she went on to assist many other well - known photographers, spending another four years working as a still life and food photographer.  She then continued to work as a freelance portrait and editorial photographer in New York City and Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth has been teaching at the Maine Photographic Workshops (now Maine Media) since 1994.   She was the Director of the Photography Programs from 2000-2007. Elizabeth has also taught at the New School for Social research, Lafayette College (Easton, PA) and the Baum School of Art (Allentown, PA). Elizabeth teaches in the Professional Certificate program and is a member of the MFA faculty.

Course Dates

Tuition

$549

Class Size

12