PRINCIPLES OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Basic optics; the camera; types of camera; lenses; lighting; colour theory; files and processing.
PRACTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY TUTORIAL LECTURES
Use of cameras and lenses, lighting techniques, composition, themes: e.g. People, landscapes, still life, architecture, nature, sport.
PRACTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY CRITIQUE
Drop-in help/feedback sessions on photographic techniques to support the Photographic Portfolio assignment.
Use of cameras, lenses and multi-light set-ups
INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP
Basic Photoshop skills; photomontage; file formats.
IMAGE EDITING WITH PHOTOSHOP
Image cropping and rotation; colour correction; lens correction; red-eye reduction; resolution; printing. Communication through images; image correction and restoration; image manipulation; layers and layer masks.
31 contact hours comprising of:
7 hours Lectures
15 hours Tutorial Lectures*
3 hours Critique
6 hours Camera & Lighting workshop
The total student workload will be 150 hours
Only available to students on programmes owned by The School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Method of assessment
70% Photographic portfolio
1 Image composition, perspective and tone.
2 Editing and manipulation of acquired images using digital tools.
3 Communicating a message via images and text.
4 Principles of photography including camera optics, imaging techniques and image manipulation.