P&P Week One Reflections

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Exhilarated. Really excited to be part of an academically strong, creatively challenging program – great faculty, and very talented students. One of my goals in joining the MA program was to really stretch my understanding of photography in all of its aspects. I have studied the history of photography, even taught a bit on the subject – but I want …

Qs week 1 – 3rd presentation – “Global Image: Unity and Change”

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Q: Do you think the power and influence of the photograph is overstated?   ‘Still’ photography is just one of many media that impact social discourse, especially in an era of video and social media, where we are all continuously ‘bombarded’ with imagery in huge quantities (and variable quality). In many ways, CNN’s coverage of the First Gulf War was the first ”video …