Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
801002592010STUDIO SHOOTING TECHNIQUES Elective234
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to provide general knowledge about studio shoting techniques for students took photography courses in Faculty of Communications and give them chance to shot some photagraphs in studio and to make practises. In the extent of this course, firstly theorical and technical knwoledge about photagraph studio will be given. It’s aimed the students not only learn the equipments and materials in a studio but also use them and produce photographs. Besides, the topics following will be given and taught and make students learn and use that equipments and materials actively and effectively: basic studio light using knowledge, studio photograhy, advertising photography, portrait photography, synchronized flash and soft-box systems and still-life using.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç.Dr. Ahmet İmançer
Learning Outcomes
11. Able to know Photography studio
22. Able to use studio lights
33. Able to produce photos in studio
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
It’s recommended to take Basic Photography Course
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The aim of this course is to provide general knowledge about studio shoting techniques for students took photography courses in Faculty of Communications and give them chance to shot some photagraphs in studio and to make practises. In the extent of this course, firstly theorical and technical knwoledge about photagraph studio will be given. It’s aimed the students not only learn the equipments and materials in a studio but also use them and produce photographs. Besides, the topics following will be given and taught and make students learn and use that equipments and materials actively and effectively: basic studio light using knowledge, studio photograhy, advertising photography, portrait photography, synchronized flash and soft-box systems and still-life using.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Intorduction to Photograph studioLecture
2Basic theorical knowledge about studioLecture
3Learning about equipments and mateirals in a Photograph studioLecture
4How to set and use light in studio and outdoorLecture
5How to use still-life and some theorical knowledgeLecture
6Theory and practice of flash and soft-box systemsLecture
7Theory and practice of high key, mid key, low key, perspective, reflections and some filters Lecture
8Mid Term Exam
9Portrait Photogpraphy, Using alive models in studioLecture
10Advertising (indoor and outdoor) PhotographyLecture
11Photographing metal, glass, etc. materialsLecture
12Various and creative photograph practisesPractice
13Doing practises about all the topics which have been taught and ProjectsPractice
14Doing practises about all the topics which have been taught and ProjectsPractice
15Doing practises about all the topics which have been taught and ProjectsPractice
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
• B. Claasz Coockson, Arkeolojik İllüstrasyon ve Fotoğrafçılık, Aytaşı Yayıncılık, 2006 • Banu Dağtaş, Reklamı Okumak, Ütopya Yayınları, 2003 • Faruk Akbaş Fotoğraf Teknik Okumaları, Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2006 • Graeme Burton, Görünenden Fazlası, Alan Yayıncılık, 1995 • John Berger, Anlatmanın Başka Bir Biçimi, Agora Kitaplığı, 2007 • Levend Kılınç, Fotoğraf ve Sinemanın Toplumsal Tarihi, Dost Kitabevi, Ankara, 2008 • Mary Pierce, Fotoğraf, Ayrıntı Yayınları, İstanbul, 2004 • Metin Kasım, Reklam Fotoğrafçılığı, Çizgi Yayınevi, Konya, 2004 • Nükhet Vardar, Marka Fotoğrafları, İş Bankası Yayınları, İstanbul, 2007 • Özcan Yurdalan, Belgesel Fotoğraf ve Fotoröportaj, Agora Kitaplığı, 2007 • Özer Kanburoğlu, A’Dan Z’ye Fotoğraf, Say Yayınları, İstanbul, 2004 • Suat Gezgin, Basında Fotoğrafçılık, İstanbul Üniversitesi İletişim Fakültesi Yayınları, İstanbul, 2002 • Tom Ang, Dijital Fotoğrafçılık, İnkılap Yayınevi, 2004
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
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 Examination11818
Final Examination12424
Practice14114
Project Preparation12336
Project Presentation14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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