Week 6 Discussion: Photography And Cinema

Please use the book

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 11
  • Minimum of 1 primary or scholarly source (from photographer or critic – either will count as your scholarly source requirement for discussions)

Initial Post Instructions
For the initial post, address one of the following options:

Option 1: In the 19th century, the camera was a revolutionary invention, and many artists were concerned about the effect that photographs would have on the art world.

  • Did the invention of the camera change the arts? Why or why not?
  • Choose an artistic movement that you believe was influenced by the camera and discuss how the movement was affected.
  • Include at least one example of an artist and artwork in your response.
  • Include a statement from a current photographer or critic to support your points.

Option 2: In the 21st century, the smartphone camera changed the way we use and view photography. In addition, apps and social media have changed the way we share photography.

  • How has the invention of the smartphone camera changed photography?
  • How have apps and social media changed the way we share photos? Are they positive and/or negative changes? Explain.
  • Include a statement from a current photographer or critic to support your points.

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least one peer. Respond to one peer who chose an option different from yours. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside source)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references

Grading
This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:

Course Outcomes (CO): 1, 2, 3, 4

Due Date for Initial Post: By 11:59 p.m. MT Recommended by Wednesday
Due Date for Follow-Up Posts: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Saturday

Posts must be on two separate days.