MIT 11.309J Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry

This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investi
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This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning, among other issues.

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Chapter 1: MIT 11.309J Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry

  • Lesson 1
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  • Lesson 2
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    01:33:30
  • Lesson 3
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    01:18:35
  • Lesson 4
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    01:31:02
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    01:17:35
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    01:46:29
  • Lesson 7
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    01:17:08
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    01:37:13

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