A practical introduction to news photography which features solid grounding in basic camera and darkroom techniques but placing emphasis on the development of the emerging photojournalist’s sensitivity to people; circumstances and events to which he will be expected to take pictures that communicate; fundamentals of photography, operation of different cameras, photography processes and the use of standard photographic equipment and materials in the photo-laboratory. This is a photo-reporting course with emphasis on pictures that communicate with aesthetic as well as technical skills. Portfolios are required. Students are taught the techniques of photograms and photo-Easy.