Splash Biography

ILA TYAGI, Yale graduate student studying film

Major: American Studies, Film Studies

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

I am a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the American Studies and Film and Media Studies programs at Yale. My dissertation focuses on the American oil industry in moving images. I grew up in India and Kuwait, which fueled a lifelong interest in energy and the environment. In my free time, I like to take photographs, travel, read, and watch movies.

Past Classes

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A2246: How To Up Your Photography Game in Splash Fall 16 (Nov. 05, 2016)
We'll discuss the top 10 tips to take better pictures in general, specific techniques for making the most of a camera phone, and –– by delving into photography history –– find out why clicking a snapshot may be more important than we think.