Syllabus

“The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.”

– Dorothea Lange

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Migrant Mother (Photograph by Dorothea Lange)

What is seeing? How do images create and communicate meaning?

Take a moment in pairs and discuss what you see in the image above taken by Life magazine photographer Dorothy Lange in 1936. Make a list words describing what you see in the Migrant Mother image. Add the famous image and your list of descriptive words to a new visual journal entry.

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