Prof. Anne Whiston Spirn
11.309J / 4.215J
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.
The class website can be found here: Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Spirn, Anne. 11.309J Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry, Fall 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-309j-sites-in-sight-photography-as-inquiry-fall-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA