Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035341999Techniques of Taking Microscobic Photograps in Marine Fish LarvicultureElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is understanding of photograph techniques for life cycles and supported criteria in marine organisms.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Şahin Saka, Prof. Dr. Kürşat Fırat
Learning Outcomes
1Ability to understand and comparison of camera types and their working principles
2Ability to select cameras and microscope for taking photo
3Ability to take a quality photo
4Ability to maintenance environmental conditions for quality taking photo
5Ability to create a composition
6Ability to describe and perform a image manipulation and processing software
7Ability to describe and explain of additional equipments and their contributions for quality taking photo
8Ability to comment a photo
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
In this course, historical outline of photo and photography, technical properties of old and recent cameras and additional equipments, devices and supported equipments for scientific taking photo, factors for high quality taking photo, and using of software for image processing by computer will be described in detail.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Description of historical development of photographs in the world and our countryVideo show for photography
2Classification of cameras and description of microscope-camera relationsPresentation of different camera types
3Classification of microscopes and description of additional equipmentsAdaptation of microscopes to cameras
4Description of parts in the cameras I (lens types and optical properties)Description of normal angle lenses, wide angel lenses, narrow angle lenses, variable focus length lenses
5Description of parts in the cameras II (Aperture and working principles, shutter and working principles, aperture-shutter speed relations and description of focusing system) Practice on camera
6Light, light measurement systems and using of exposure meter Using of light sources
7Description of additional equipmentsUsing of additional equipments such as flash, filter and tripod
8 Mid examEvaluation
9Techniques for taking photo (Composition and image designing) Lightning, measurement, white balance, field depth, selection of lens for aim, clarity, and golden ratio, balance, frame, graphic explanation
10Main elements I (Light, texture, rhythm) Taking photo and evaluation
11Main elements II (Harmony, Contrast, Perspective, ) Taking photo and evaluation
12Main elements III (Focusing, Movement, Timing) Taking photo and evaluation
13Using of photograph software IPhotoshop practice
14Using of photograph software IIPhotoshop practice
15Term Project presentationTerm Project presentation
16Final examEvaluation
Recommended or Required Reading
1- Fotoğraf Dergisi, Ant Yayıncılık 2-Bromage, N. R., R. N. Roberts. 1995. Broodstock Management and Egg and Larval Quality. Blackwell Science. 3-Kunz-Ramsay, Y. 2004. Developmental Biology of Teleost Fishes. Springer 4-Babin, P.J., Cerda, J. and Lubzans, E. 2007. Fish Oocyte: From Basic Studies to Biotechnological Applications. Springer Publication. 5-Mc.Millan. D.B. 2007. Fish Histology. Female Reproductive Systems. Springer Publication. 6-Hoar, W.S. and Randal, D.J. 1969. Fish Physiology. Academic Press. New York.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14228
Laboratory10220
Team/Group Work144
Experiment10110
Project Presentation111
Individual Study for Mid term Examination144
Individual Study for Final Examination166
Reading149126
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)227
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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1
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2
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3
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4
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5
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6
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LO244445  
LO35545355
LO44544454
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LO6554  45
LO7454  54
LO84544 55
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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