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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire extensive theoretical and applied knowledge about the field of art and design.
2 To conduct academic research on the terms, notions, cases and issues related to the field; to identify, comprehend, design and apply them through proper/correct methods and techniques.
3 To transform the field knowledge into creative thinking skills.
4 To be able to plan and carry out projects, related to the field, in conceptual and production process both as an individual and as a member of a group. To evaluate and share the results with society.
5 To specify the field competencies and to develop a lifelong social responsibility and critical thinking ability.
6 To be able to use information technologies in the field effectively at the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level.
7 To have a good command of a foreign language at European Language Portfolio B1 Level and to be able to communicate with the colleagues and to follow the developments in the field.
8 To produce and carry out projects by using quantitative and qualitative data in the field and to share them with the professionals or non-professionals.
9 To be aware of national and international values in art and design and to acquire professional ethics.
10 To transform the abstract and concrete concepts into creative thoughts and authentic works.
11 To gain knowledge about culture and history of art and acquire an esthetical consciousness.
12 To acquire sufficient knowledge and develop an awareness of the universal justice, cultural, ethical and natural preservation, and occupational health and safety.

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