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NOTE: This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom Platform
Class meets Wednesday nights 6-8pm EDT for Ten Sessions

* 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 $625. MFA Students Register Here

This is a lecture course introducing the discovery of photography and influences in 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. Essays and exams are components of this course. As we are inundated with images in the technological era – this course provides perspectives on origins and cultural influences.

This 10-week course meets weekly on Wednesday Evenings 6-8pm EDT.


Header Image:  ©Madhura Srinivas, PCVS 2016

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Instructor: Brenton Hamilton

Brenton holds his MFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He is the Chair of the Professional Certificate in Visual Storytelling program at Maine Media College. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft,  Historic Processes, and the History of Photography at MMC. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and for his students.