COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Product Photography
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ID 420
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims to equip students with practicing their product design skills in photography.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will be able to capture still life.
  • Students will be able to make digital applications in the digital environment.
  • Students will be able to apply studio techniques.
  • Students will be able to add texture and light to digital images.
  • Students will be able to add special effects to digital images.
  • Students will be able to produce documents, advertisements and technical photographs within the studio.
Course Description To photograph the created designs and products in order to prepare them for presentation.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 What is the product and the use of photo The Book of John Berger-Ways of Seeing
2 Product photo for commercial purposes, use of the advertising industry and examples from around the world Osman Ürper, advertising photography in the digital technology era
3 Product photo shoot Preparation Faruk AKBAŞ, Gokhan Korkmazgil, Photography in the Digital World
4 Product photo shooting and lighting Studio Type Metering Device Paraflash and Education
5 Product photo shooting in the studio and composition Training for Digital Camera and Lens
6 Digital intervention methods and photo-illustration Photoshop, Aperture and Lightroom Education Programs
7 The shooting of three-dimensional product Stillife Panel Study
8 In outdoor applications fictional photo Shooting
9 Surface gravity of plastic products Shooting
10 Product of the metal surface gravity Shooting
11 Product shot of wooden surface Shooting
12 Gravity of the liquid and glass products Stillife Panel Study
13 Effect on the result of the equipment used and the correct choice of equipment Implementation of photo production as a tool and visual language
14 Products and Models of Concurrency Effects of the combination of text and photo to meaning and form
15 Warm Light and Light of the product in a different color temperature to use in shooting Signification as the practice of printing work.
16 Review of the semester None
Course Notes/Textbooks Instructor’s compilations and presentations for distribution and sharing in course web file.
Suggested Readings/Materials -Özer KANBUROĞLU, A’dan Z’ye Fotoğraf, Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2004, ISBN: 975-468-459-6 -Özer KANBUROĞLU, Dijital Fotoğraf Rehberi, Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2010, ISBN: 978-975-468-789-7 -Emre İKİZLER, Filmden Dijitale Fotoğraf, Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2007, ISBN: 978-975-468-706-4 -Özer KANBUROĞLU, 100 Soruda Dijital Fotoğraf, Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2010, ISBN: 978-975-468-862-7 -Faruk AKBAŞ, Gökhan KORKMAZGİL, Dijital Dünyada Fotoğraf (Dijital Fotoğrafın Temelleri), Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2010, ISBN: 978-975-468-926-6 -Osman Ürper,Dijital Teknoloji ÇAĞINDA Reklam FOTOĞRAFÇILIĞI, Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2012, ISBN: 978-975-605-02-0096-6

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
2
40
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
60
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
40
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
14
1
14
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
2
8
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
16
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
Final Exams
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

X
2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

X
3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

X
4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

X
6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

X
7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

X
9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

X

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