Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
801002022019Photography HistoryCompulsory245
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to inform students about technical progress and aesthetic transformations throughout history of photography within the social and cultural context.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr.Zuhal ÖZEL SAĞLAMTİMUR
Learning Outcomes
1Providing knowledge about history of photography.
2Understanding technical progress and aesthetic transformations.
3Interpretation the social and cultural contexts.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The technical development of photography, the development of the aesthetic in photography, photography in the age of modernism, photography in the age of postmodernism, digital technology and photography.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The development of photography techniques: camera obscuro, camera lucida
2Invent of photography, daguerreotype
3The development of aesthetic in photography
4Social events and photpgraphy, war photography
5High art photography
6Pictorialism, Romanticism
7Realism, new-realism
8Midterm exam
9Photo-secession
10Straight photography
11Modernism and Photography
12Abstract photography, surrealism
13Postmodern photography
14Digital photography and manipulation
15New media and photography
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Behdad, Ali (2016). Camera Orientalist: Reflections on Photography of the Middle East,Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Benjamin, Walter (1995) “Tekniğin Olanaklarıyla Yeniden Üretilebildiği Çağda Sanat Yapıtı”, Pasajlar, Ahmet Cemal (Çev), İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları. Benjamin,Walter (2001) Fotoğrafın Kısa Tarihçesi, Ali Cengizkan (Çev), İstanbul: YGS Yayınları. Gülaçtı, İsmail Erim ‘018) “Oryantalizm’in Ellerindeki Fotoğraf: Osmanlı Devleti’nin 19. Yüzyıl Fotoğrafçılığında ‘Öteki’nin Mikrokozmosu Olarak Yansıması’’, Art Sanat, 10, 2018, s. 81–120. Newhall, Beaumont (1982) The History of Photography, from 1839 to the Present, New York: The Museum of Modern Art. Marien, Mary Warner (2007) Photography: A Cultural History, London: Prentice Hall. Ritchin, Fred (2009) After Photography, New York: Norton. Rosenblum, Naomi (2007) A World History of Photography, New York: Abbeville Press Publishers. Turner, Peter (1987) History of Photography, London: Bison Book.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10220
Individual Study for Final Examination14228
Reading10330
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO22       5       
LO32  4    5       
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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