COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Introduction to Photography
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
RTV 105
Fall
1
2
2
5
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
Short Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator -
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course will consider theorotical and practical photography art issue. The aim of this course is; to discuss photography art aplications and methods.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to improve the skills about photography
  • Will be able to evaluate the role and importance of photography in broader communication processes
  • Will be able to discuss the historical development of photography
  • Will be able to define the basic components and features of today's cameras.
  • Will be able to discuss lighting in photography, composition, framing, exposure and basic elements.
Course Description In this course, starting from the history of the photograph, respectively, cameras, functioning and principles of operation will be examined, photography techniques, reading, photography, lighting, composition, framing and photo location in the communication process will be discussed.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction to the course Meeting with students, information about the course content
2 Photography and photographic history-Camera Obscura-The invention of photography, Technical developments Fotoğrafın Kısa Tarihi Yazar: Walter Benjamin Chapter:1
3 Cameras, types, structure and elements -Photo light, color, and effects on photo A'dan Z'ye Dijital Fotoğrafçılık Kitabı Yazar: Chris George Chapter 1.1 - Donanım ve Yazılım
4 The controls on the camera I, Exposure clutch components, -Diyafram-Enstantane-Iso - Measuring Light Dijital Fotoğrafçılık Hakkında Her Şey Yazar: İsa Akalın Chapter 2 - Çekim
5 The controls on the camera II, Focus System, Focusing, Depth of field control and visual effects on the photograph A'dan Z'ye Dijital Fotoğrafçılık Kitabı Yazar: Chris George Chapter 1.2 - Yaratıcı Kontroller
6 Equipment in the Camera, Lenses and Glasses, Usage Purpose Fotoğrafçının El Kitabı Popular Photography Chapter 1 - Ekipman ve Kurulum
7 Equipment in the Camera, Filters, applications of visual effects and filters Fotoğrafçının El Kitabı Popular Photography Chapter 1 - Ekipman ve Kurulum
8 Mid Term Exam
9 Lighting in Photography, Lighting Types, Flash Fotoğrafçının El Kitabı Popular Photography Chapter 2 - Kompozisyon ve Çekim
10 The elements of visual aesthetics Fotoğrafın Yapısal Öğeleri ve Fotoğraf Sanatında Kompozisyon Yazar: Sabit Kalfagil Chapter 1
11 The elements of visual aesthetics Fotoğrafın Yapısal Öğeleri ve Fotoğraf Sanatında Kompozisyon Yazar: Sabit Kalfagil Chapter 2
12 Types of Photography -Portr to, Documentary, Landscape, Nature, Macro, Architecture, Black & White, News, Sports and Children. Dijital Fotoğrafçılık Hakkında Her Şey Yazar: İsa Akalın Chapter 3, 4, 5, 6
13 Contemporary Art Movements and Photography Fotoğrafın Kısa Tarihi Yazar: Walter Benjamin Chapter :3
14 Presentation Presentation
15 General Evaluation
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

A'dan Z'ye Dijital Fotoğrafçılık Kitabı
Yazar: Chris George
Çevirmen: Bala Toprak
ISBN: 9789751031464

Dijital Fotoğrafçılık Hakkında Her Şey
Yazar: İsa Akalın
ISBN: 9786058441002

Fotoğrafın Yapısal Öğeleri ve Fotoğraf Sanatında Kompozisyon
Yazar: Sabit Kalfagil
ISBN: 9789758069255

Fotoğrafçının El Kitabı
Popular Photography
ISBN: 9786055056360

Fotoğrafın Kısa Tarihi
Yazar: Walter Benjamin
Çevirmen: Osman Akınhay
ISBN: 9786051031453

Suggested Readings/Materials

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
1
35
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
1
50
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
50
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
50
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
4
64
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
7
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
1
6
    Total
125

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

Will be able to have knowledge about the basic technical information of the architectural restoration, methods and tools.

2

Will be able to transfer basic knowledge and skills about the field to the practice, will be able to interpret and transfer comments through written and oral communication.

3

Will be described as a restorer who is sensitive to the protection of cultural heritage, respects professional ethics and ethical values, and has knowledge of basic values of conservation.

4

Will be able to handle individual works in the architectural restoration filed.

5

Will be able to transmit educational knowledge into an advanced level of education or professional practice.

6

Will be acquainted with the importance of occupational health and safety, will fulfill their requirements.

7

As a required intermediate technical staff in the sector; will be able to relate collection, interpretation and announcement of the data on the architectural restoration field in the framework of ethical principles.

8

Will be able to communicate with colleagues and follow the knowledge in the architectural restoration field by using English at A2 General Level of European Language Portfolio.

9

Will be able to use informatics and communication technologies with computer programs in a level that required by the architectural restoration field.

10

Will be able to adopt a lifelong learning approach, and will be able to do studies for renewing and improving their knowledge continuously.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest