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Toreros Picture Paris Firsthand


Inside USD -- It’s typical for University of San Diego students participating in a study abroad programto take photographs as a keepsake of the journey and places they visit. Surely, this summer is no exception as Torero undergraduates are studying and exploring in countries such as China, Jamaica, England, France and Turkey.But for one particular summer class, delving into a foreign culture requires mandatory visual images. An upper-division course, Digital Photography, is being taught in Paris by Duncan McKosker, a professor in USD’s Department of Art, Architecture + Art History. During this course, McKosker has students immersing themselves in the culture but doing it by observing Paris life through digital photography.

Students are given the opportunity to be flexible and creative in their picture taking with the incorporation of Adobe Photoshop to produce descriptive digital prints. The Paris program differs from others where students usually lodge with a host family. (Full Story

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