Communication and Media Studies

Photography(COM207)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
COM207 Photography 3 2 2 2 2 3
Prerequisites
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Kayıhan GÜVEN narhanim@hotmail.com (Email)
Assistant
Objective With the development of digital photography techniques, everyone
started taking pictures, but the number of people who can take
effective/impressive photos has not increased. The objective of this
course is to show that the photograph has a language, and especially
to underline that it is developed in the context of a philosophy.
Content Week 1. History of photography
Week 2. The camera
Week 3. Exposition
Week 4. Lenses
Week 5. Digital Photography I
Week 6. Digital Photography II
Week 7. How to learn photographic eye? Examples from masters
Week 8. Partial Exam
Week 9. The importance of light in photography
Week 10. The importance of background in the photo, the selection
of details
Week 11. Viewpoint
Week 12. The photos from the exhibition “Two Continents Two
Shores Bosphorus”
Week 13. An overview of important photography books
Week 14. Application and evaluation
Course Learning Outcomes At the end of this course the student;
- Recognizes a developed camera.
- Find the answers to questions about digital technology.
- Takes photos and learn at the same time by which sources the
photos are fed.
- In an application project, he / she shares his / her photos with the
public and can find therefore another way to exist.
Teaching and Learning Methods
References Nigel Atherton, Steve Crabb, “Digitale Fotographie von A-Z”,
Hamburg 2005
Andreas Feininger, “Feiningers Kleine Fotolehre”, Düsseldorf 1982
Andreas Feininger, “Die Neue Foto-lehre”, Düsseldorf 1965
“Annie Leibovitz at Work”, München 2008
“Fotoğraf Neyi Anlatır?” Derleyen: Caner Aydemir, Kasım 2007
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Week 1. History of photography
2 Week 2. The camera
3 Week 3. Exposition
4 Week 4. Lenses
5 Week 5. Digital Photography I
6 Week 6. Digital Photography II
7 Week 7. How to learn photographic eye? Examples from masters
8 Week 8. Partial Exam
9 Week 9. The importance of light in photography
10 Week 10. The importance of background in the photo, the selection of details
11 Week 11. Viewpoint
12 Week 12. The photos from the exhibition “Two Continents Two Shores Bosphorus”
13 Week 13. An overview of important photography books
14 Week 14. Application and evaluation
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 40 0
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 60 0
Toplam 100 0
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 50
Project 1 50
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 2 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Effective Turkish written and verbal communication skill, X
2 Advanced foreign language knowledge in at least two foreign languages X
3 X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 2 28
Working Hours out of Class 14 2 28
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 66
Total Workload / 25 2,64
Credits ECTS 3
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