Week 6 Discussion: Photography and Cinema Read/review the following resources for this activity: Textbook: Chapter 11Lesson 1, 2Minimum of 1 primary or Week 6 Discussion: Photography and Cinema Requir

Week 6 Discussion: Photography and Cinema

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Read/review the following resources for this activity: Textbook: Chapter 11Lesson 1, 2Minimum of 1 primary or

Week 6 Discussion: Photography and Cinema

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

  • Textbook: Chapter 11
  • Lesson 1, 2
  • 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.