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Note: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform.
Class meets Friday mornings for 10 weeks, Sep 8-Nov 10 from 9-11am ET.

* Note: Maine Media MFA students who wish to take this course for credit will be required to register for this as a 1 credit academic project. Tuition for MMC MFA students seeking credit will be $750 and can Register Here.

This is a lecture course introducing the discovery of photography and influences on visual culture in the 19th century up to approximately 1935. Lectures and discussions along with extensive readings guide the students to understanding the advent of technology and visual images related to photography. As we are inundated with images in the technological era – this course provides perspectives on origins and cultural influences.

Image credit: ©Brenton Hamilton, Header Image:  ©Madhura Srinivas, PCVS Student.

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Instructor: Brenton Hamilton

Brenton holds his MFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft,  Historic Processes, and the History of Photography. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and experience for his students.