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BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
RTS109 BASIC PHOTOGRAPHY 1 4 3 7

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SACİDE VURAL
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. ÖZGÜR EVREN ARIK

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to provide the student to apply the basic techniques in the framework of technical information to be obtained.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include basic information such as depth of field and snapshots for photography and photograph shooting.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Identify values constituting visual aesthetics.
List at least 5 of the elements constituting the visual language of photography.
Predict required Asa/Iso values for the correct photograph according to the ambient light.
Apply photography shooting and image processing techniques.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Photograph Fact Lecture
2 Literature Review Photograph and Exposure Lecture & Practice
3 Literature Review Instantiation and diaphragm Lecture & Practice
4 Literature Review What is Digital Photograph, how is it made? Lecture & Practice
5 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis Iso (asa) and Gren Concepts Lecture & Practice
6 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis What is depth of field? Lecture & Practice
7 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis Usage of Instantiation Creatively Lecture & Practice
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis How the motion stress is made? Lecture & Practice
10 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis Features of portrait photography Lecture & Practice
11 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis Auxiliary materials used in photo shooting Lecture & Practice
12 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis Composition in photography Lecture & Practice
13 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis Rhythm in photography Lecture & Practice
14 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis Adaptation in photography Lecture & Practice
15 Literature Review Sample Photograph Analysis What is sorting in photography? Lecture & Practice
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Kanburoglu, O. (2007). A'dan Z'ye Fotograf. Istanbul: Say Publications
Hom, D. (2004). Fotografci Olmak Uzerine. Istanbul: Fotograf Vakfi Publications

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Define the basic concepts of economics, administrative and human sciences.
1
2
Summarize the basic communication theories with information about the field of Radio Television and Cinema.
2
3
Communicate and explain the current information about communication with communication theories.
2

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the knowledge and facts in the field of communication with other areas of social sciences such as law, philosophy, economics, politics, and sociology.
2
2
Explain the structure and operation of the radio, television and cinema industries and use this information in their professional life.
2

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Using the data sources published in his / her field effectively, he /she conduct research and use the results in his / her studies.
2
2
Analyze the international media structures and choose the media structure that is appropriate for his/her community.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level through media practices.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Apply his / her knowledge about media management and organization in his / her professional life.
3
2
Propose individual or team solutions for any problems in professional applications and production.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the developments in the field of communication, the studies related to the field and the mass media tools, and critically discuss the acquired knowledge.
2
2
Critically interpret the economic, political and sociological dimensions of the media.
1
3
Recognize universal norms of law and evaluate existing structures in the field of communication in the context of communication law and communication ethics and apply these gains throughout life.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Conduct literature research in a foreign language related to his/her field.
4
2
Prepare presentations for the film festival in Turkey and abroad, media organizations and communication symposia by using the communication skills.
2

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Defend scientific, social and ethical values in his / her field studies.
2
2
Create film history, script, fiction, audio and video techniques knowledge and designs short or feature film stages.
3

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 5 65
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 13 5 65
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 2 2
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 3 3
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 44 0 179
Total Workload of the Course Unit 179
Workload (h) / 25.5 7
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 7,0