Course: Principles of Studio Photography I

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Course title Principles of Studio Photography I
Course code KVK/772
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course Each academic year
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Beneš Marian, MgA.
Course content
These informations are in the annotation of the course.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
The purpose of this course is to prepare the students for professional career of a photographer, which aim is not only to realize public order of extraordinary quality, but at the same time, to have the ability to imprint their unique features in this work, so that theoretical knowledge and practical skills from the sphere of applied production merge organically with findings obtained during the work on the student's production of photography as self-reflection. Exercises: 1. Photos for a catalogue of a production company or corporation 2. A study of packaging design for an integrated line of industrial products
The student is able to define the fundamental differences between photographing the given reality and depicting artificially created reality of the "studio inscenation". They can understand and know or improves the basic principles of the studio lighting construction, the method of primary light reality, and stylized lighting reality, and the method of professional conventions. The student can finish their studio photographs in the postproduction process by means of working in Photoshop layers.
Prerequisites
Successful completion of the previous study

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
Series of Photographs for new design of the Corporate Identity of a productive company
Recommended literature
  • Hirsch, Robert; Valentino, John. Photographic Possibilities: The Expressive Use of Ideas, Materials and Processes. Focal Press, 2001.
  • Hunter, Fil; Fuqua, Paul. Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting. Focal Press, 1997.
  • Luciana, James; Watts, Judith. The Art of Enhanced Photography: Beyond the Photographic Image. Rockport Publishers, Inc.
  • Renner, Eric. Pinhole Photography: Rediscovering a Historic Technique. Focal Press, Boston, London, 1995.
  • Rudman, Tim. The Photographer?s Master Printing Course. Focal Press, 1994.
  • Schaefer, John P. The Ansel Adams Guide: Basic Techniques of Photography, Book 2, Little. Brown and Company, Boston, New York, Toronto, London, 1998.
  • Smith, Keith A. Structure of the Visual Book. Book 95. Rochester, 2002.
  • Uelsmann, Jerry N. Process and Perception. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, 1984.
  • Zeier, Franz. Books, boxes and Portfolios: Binding, Construction and Design Step-by-step. Design Press, New York, 1983.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Graphic Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter
Faculty of Art and Design Design (A) Art and applied art 1 Winter