Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
803002562010DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHYElective244
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The course aims to inform students about digital photography technologies and equipments. This course includes digital image processing, usage of photoshop program, manipulation of digital image etc.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Zuhal ÖZEL SAĞLAMTİMUR
Learning Outcomes
1Developing the ability to use digital technology.
2Learning to use digital image processing programs.
3Developing the necessary technical, aesthetic and creativity skills when taking the photos.
4Manipulation of digital image and changing reality.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Dijital cameras and equipments. Photoshop and other image processing programs. Manipulation of photographs. Photographic aesthetic and creativity.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Concepts of digital photographyLecturing
2Using digital photography in various fieldsLecturing
3Fundamentals of digital imagingLecturing
4The structure of a digital camera, operating system, user features.Lecturing
5Type of lens and image quality, digital filmLecturing
6Resolution and pixelPractice
7Resolution and image quality, bit depthLecturing
8Midterm exam
9Midterm exam
10Photo shooting and interpretationLecturing
11Photo shooting and interpretationPractice
12Photo shooting and interpretationPractice
13 Photo shooting and interpretationPractice
14Photo shooting and interpretationPractice
15Final exam
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Helpful Resources: Scott Kelby, Dijital Fotoğrafçının El Kitabı, Çev: Canan B.Üçüncüoğlu, Alfa Basım Yayın, İstanbul, 2014. Emre İkizler, Filmden Dijitale, Say Yayınları. Tom Ang, Dijital Fotoğrafçılık, İnkilap Kİtabevi. Julie Adair, Amatörler için Dijital Fotoğrafçılık, Dünya Yayıncılık. Julie Adair King, Amatörler İçin Dijital Fotoğrafçılık, Çev: Caner Özer, Dünya Yayıncılık, İstanbul, 2000. William J.Mitchell, The Reconfigured Eye: Visual Truth in the Post-Photographic Are, MIT Press, Cambridge, 1992. Fred Ritchin, In Our Own Image, Aperture Foundation Inc., New York, 1990. Melvin L. Prueitt, Art and Computer, McGraw-Hill Inc. MewYork, 1984.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
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)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Practice10440
Discussion818
Individual Study for Mid term Examination5525
Individual Study for Final Examination5525
Reading5420
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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