ECTS - Architectural Photography

Architectural Photography (ART293) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Architectural Photography ART293 Fall and Spring 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language Turkish
Course Type Elective Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives • Learning and using technical and compositional information about architectural photography • Taking better architectural photographs on her/his professional and also social life
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • - Explains architectural photography
  • - Knows ethics and copyright in architectural photography
  • - Knows historical and contemporary photographers and their works on architectural photography
  • - Knows cameras, lenses and auxiliary equipments in architectural photography
  • - Uses proper lighting (natural and artificial) to take good architectural photographs
  • - Learns to compose an architectural photograph
  • - Learns to overcome challenges in architectural photography
  • - Learns to edit architectural photographs
Course Content Architectural dynamics in art of photography; photography techniques that are compatible with structures; equipment knowledge and usage techniques.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction, essential information about the course context, course outline, references, and assesment methods
2 Definition of photography, photographer, architectural photography, and architectural photographer. Architectural photography and different types of photography.
3 Ethics and copyright in photography and architectural photography. History of architectural photography.
4 The purpose of architectural photography. Shooting methods in architectural photography. Ex-ante controls.
5 Cameras in architectural photography.
6 Lenses and the importance of focal length of lenses in architectural photography.
7 Midterm Exam
8 Perspective Control. Auxiliary equipments in architectural photography.
9 Proper lighting (natural and artificial) in architectural photography.
10 Composition rules in architectural photography
11 Depth of field in architectural photography. Shooting interior and exterior spaces.
12 Overcoming challenges in architectural photography.
13 Creative photography techniques in architectural photography.
14 Panoramic architectural photography. Photographing an architecture model. Editing techniques in architectural photography.
15 Reviewing the term.
16 Final Exam

Sources

Other Sources 1. Kanburoğlu. Ö. (2016).Tüm Yönleriyle Mimari Fotoğraf. İstanbul: Say Yayınları.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 3 15
Presentation 1 10
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 25
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 6 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems.
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively.
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines.
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually.
7 (a) Sözlü ve yazılı etkin iletişim kurma becerisi; etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi. (b) En az bir yabancı dil bilgisi; bu yabancı dilde etkin rapor yazma ve yazılı raporları anlama, tasarım ve üretim raporları hazırlayabilme, etkin sunum yapabilme, açık ve anlaşılır talimat verme ve alma becerisi.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously.
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development.
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices.
12 (a) Knowledge of (i) fluid mechanics, (ii) heat transfer, (iii) manufacturing process, (iv) electronics and control, (v) vehicle components design, (vi) vehicle dynamics, (vii) vehicle propulsion/drive and power systems, (viii) technical laws and regulations in automotive engineering field, and (ix) vehicle verification tests. (b) The ability to merge and apply these knowledge in solving multi-disciplinary automotive problems.
13 The ability to make use of theoretical, experimental, and simulation methods, and computer aided design techniques in automotive engineering field.
14 The ability to work in the field of vehicle design and manufacturing.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 6 2 12
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 7 7
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 3 5 15
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 8 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 10 10
Total Workload 100