Unit 14: Collision of Two Worlds
The History of Still Photography

Michelle Pacansky-Brock
Mt San Jacinto College


This unit pulls you into a critical inquiry about how photographs affect you. Included in our discussions is a focus on the shift from analogue (or "film-based") photography to digital photography and the shifting role of the photographic image in society.

Unit Introduction

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Unit 14 Learning Objectives

  1. Develop and share your own critical perspectives about the role photographic image play in the construction of your own identity.
  2. Make critical connections between your perspectives and examples of images in society.
  3. Evaluate the use of digital technologies in the work of contemporary artists.

What's Next?

Open the "Content & Activities" folder and dig into the meat of this week's learning unit!