Course detail

Studio I - Photography - summer

FaVU-B1FO-LAcad. year: 2018/2019

Semestrial work - “One topic in different genres”
Major work - exhibition series for the semester exam.
+ Spontaneous exercises (tasks will be given during the learning process, intended for all students except those who are fully dedicated to their own work)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will master the black-and-white analog photography through practical experience with old photographic techniques. They will have to accomplish the given assignments creatively and innovatively.


Openness to critique, discussion and experiment. Interest about medium, collaboration and spiritual attitude towards photography. Knowledge about digital and analogue techniques.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Specific lectures about topic and individual consultations. Experimenting and making connections between the concrete and the abstract. Investigate, test, explore, manipulate, solve problems, make decisions and organize information in hands-on ways. Discussion about concept of practical and theoretical photography.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

A credit is awarded on the basis of attendance (80%), active participation on studio activities, and continuous work on individual and group projects. It is necessary to follow the given deadlines. Exam has a form of defending the results of the creative activity during the semester. examination.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Semestrial task – one theme worked out in different genres (eg. landscape, portrait, documentary photography or still life). Simultaneously we will deal with technical aspects of analog photography. Inasmuch as students have already shown their skills in black and white photography, we will work with digital media.
Each week will be held mandatory studio meetings, individual consultations and discussions about students' major work.
Assignments and topic of semestrial work might change during the study process.


Introduction and analysis of photographic genres.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Obligatory attendance at the studio meetings (80%). Replacement of missed lessons is done through individual consultations beyond the scope of the scheduled lessons.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AFO , 1. year of study, summer semester, 15 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


156 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer