Black and White Urban Photography

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Black and White Urban Photography

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENG 100 or ENG 101

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This workshop creates a comprehensive photographic field trip outside of Rome to capture and explore of the photogenic nature of cities in Europe. This on‐site course will take you on a journey to discover all the unique angles, lighting, textures, spaces, and compositions to be found in the urban environment. Combining a mix of photographic techniques, the students will work with an AUR professional photographer who will inspire creativity at every angle, and guide them through a truly unique city (and surroundings) which naturally lends itself to be captured in B&W. Students will work on narrative elements of street photography, landscape, abstract, architectural, and still life images as their themes.  

    This course may include a field trip to Prague.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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