Course detail

Basics of Photography

FaVU-ZAFOTAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course introduces students to the practical usage of digital photography. We will learn the basics of lighting technique and mastering of the essentials of digital photography. Students will learn to choose appropriate technological procedure and cameras for the particular task.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will acquire the essentials of classical and digital photography, they will be able to document their artworks themselves, and potentially use photography within their own art projects.

Prerequisites

None.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Freaman, Michael: Fotografie v praxi, Zoner Press 2013 (CS)
Flusser, Vilém: Za filosofii fotografie, Fra 2013 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures and exercises.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

credit: attendance

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Mastering the basics of studio ligting and photographic technology.

Aims

Students will learn theoretical and practical knowledge essential for the mastering of analogue photography.

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

Attendance.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch AGD2 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch APD , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AGD1 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AM2 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AM3 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AS2 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AKG , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AM1 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AS1 , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch APE , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AMU , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AVI , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AFO , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch AIN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional
    branch ATD , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional

  • Programme Bachelor's

    branch () , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, optional

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning

eLearning: opened course