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Seeing Through Photographs – What did you learn?

  • 10 May 2019
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Seeing Through Photographs – What did you learn?
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May is National Photography Month in the US. In honor of National Photography Month, the course of the week is Seeing Through Photographs taught by Sarah Meister of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

@Claire and I are hoping that together we can help people find great courses through the community. Every week, we're featuring a course and inviting people who have taken the course to share their course highlights and how they're using what they learned.

Have you taken Seeing Through Photographs?

What did you like about it?

What were the key skills and knowledge you gained from the course?

Who would benefit from taking this course?

What have you done with what you learned?

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I really enjoyed the course. It was very important the visual literacy and know the MoMA collection, the history of photography and its phases in the last nearly 180 years.
Another important factor was how the photographers thought each image, each project and what is behind the works presented, the ideas, approaches and perspectives.
There were books and photographs learnt in the Course I had not yet seen and their various photographic styles.
The photographs as documentaries and photographs as a simple art form, as well as the analysis of photography in the contemporary culture and in social media with the evolution of technology.
Seeing through Photographs is an inspirational jouney.