University of Technology Sydney

88901 Observational Photography

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UTS: Design, Architecture and Building: Design
Credit points: 6 cp
Result type: Grade and marks


This subject introduces students to some of the theories, practices and histories of photo-based observational research. Unlike conventional photo-observation for sociological purposes, this subject explores the potential of these techniques for creative purposes. Students are introduced to both the analytical and communicative potential of this media.