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Introduction to photography ged 211 Course Curriculum.pdf

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Introduction to photography ged 211 Course Curriculum.pdf

  1. 1. ! ! Course*Syllabus*Spring*2012 ! Photography! ! Introduction*to* University*of*Liberal*Arts*Bangladesh*(ULAB)! ! ! Course*Code:*GED!211!** Course*Title:*Introduction!to!Photography* Faculty:*Razibul!Hossain,!Sr.!Lecturer,!MSJ* Course*Overview:!This!class!concentrates!on! many!areas!of!photography:!technical!skills,! creativity,!composition,!computer/digital! imaging,!and!some!alternative!processes.! Control!of!photo!equipment!and!techniques,! experimentation,!problem!solving,!and! portfolio!development!are!critical!to!course.! Course*Method:** The!Course!method!will!consist!of!lectures,! presentations,!workshops,!assignments!and! examinations.!Since!this!is!an!introductory! class,!the!lecturer!organize,!supervise!and! facilities!the!class!as!well!as!conduct!lectures! in!the!first!meetings.!Later!on,!it!is!the! student!who!will!lead!class!discussions,! participates!in!workshops!and!make! presentations!of!their!own.! Video/multimedia! ! ! ! [Course!Objectives:!The!richness!in!photographic!education!comes!from! the!“image”<inactions—from!helping!students!see!and!make!creative! connections!between!the!art!form!and!their!lives.!Photography!is!an! immediate!and!accessible!medium,!making!it!a!useful!educational!tool.!A! balanced!curriculum!in!photography!incorporates!studies!on!the!history,! techniques,!aesthetics,!and!practice!of!the!medium.!This!hand<on! approach—at!once!grounded!in!the!image!and!opens!to!the! imagination—most!effectively!advances!students’!knowledge!and!skills.! Whether!teaching!photography!or!another!discipline,!in!a!school!or! after<school!setting,!educators!can!capitalize!on!a!visual!learning! experience!that!motivates!students!to!learn.]!
  2. 2. ! UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! 2! GRADING ATTENDANCE 10% Attendance in this course is a mandatory requirement. You are expected to attend every class and stay for the entire duration. Tardiness, early departures, lack of being prepared, or lack of awareness or attention during class will count as absences--two incidents of any of previously stated will equal one absence. A student may be absent from class maximum of five times during the semester with the deduction of his or her attendance marks. There are no excused absences beyond those five. Any further absences (without the permission of Department Head) – the 6th absence the student will receive a failing grade. ***An attendance includes the classes and seminars related to the course curriculum integration programs. You will be assigned your photo exercises in group. These marks will count your group performances: going together at field, sharing the camera, giving the assignments in due time, informing the fellow met about the class work etc. QUIZZES 5% There will be several reading quizzes to prove your knowledge of course content. EXERCISES 10% There will be 10 photo taking exercises to prove your knowledge of Focusing, Correct Exposure, Over-Under Exposure. MID TERM EXAMINATION 20% There will be MCQ questions in Mid Term to recall your knowledge of Photography. EXERCISE 10% There will be 10 photo taking exercises to prove your knowledge of Lens, depth of Field, Light. “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! TEAM WORK 10%
  3. 3. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 3! ASSIGNMENTS 5% There will be one written assignment to prove your knowledge of video production analysis. FINAL PROJECT 10% There will be a photo story assignment to prove your Technical and Creative skills in Photographic Language. Final Exam 20% There will be MCQ questions in Final Term to recall your knowledge of Photography. Grade Chart QUIZZES 10% 5% EXERCISES 01 10% ASSIGNMENTS 5% EXERCISES 02 10% MID TERM EXAMINATION 20% TEAM WORK 10% FINAL PROJECT 10% FINAL examinations 20% Total marks 100 GENERAL INFORMATION “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! ATTENDANCE
  4. 4. ! UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! 4! Equipment The use of all ULAB equipment, outside classroom exercises, will require a signed request and policy form. You are responsible for replacement and repair costs of all damaged or lost equipment. Emails Communication will occur through email. Be sure to check your email daily. You are responsible for emails sent by the faculty. Late Assignments Plan ahead for this intensive class, there will be no late assignments accepted (unless I have given you permission beforehand). Accommodations If you need course adaptation or accommodation because of a disability (physical, learning, psychiatric, vision, hearing, etc.), please make an appointment with me as soon as possible. ! “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! Plagiarism Plagiarism is the intended or unintended use of someone else's language and/or ideas without revealing the source of that material, leading the audience to believe that the work is original. So attribute all your sources. Minimum penalty for plagiarism is a zero on the assignment (and possible course failure); I will also follow University rules and report any instances of plagiarism to the administration.
  5. 5. ! UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! 5! ! Course*Content:* 1.*Introduction*to*the*Course:** 2.*Understanding*Photography* 3.*History*of*Photography* 4.*Types*of*Camera:*How*the*Camera*Works* 5.*Practicing*Technique*&*Creating*images* 6.*Film,*Emulsion*and*Digital*Capturing** 7.*Exposure*Control* 8.*Light*and*Lighting** 9.*Lens,*Focal*length*&*Photography*lens* constructions* 10.**Depth*of*Field* !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! 11.*Accessories*of*Photography:*Utility*of* Photographic*equipments** 12.**Film*Process*&*Print,*Darkroom* Techniques,*Digital*Darkroom* 13.*Composition*&*Framing* 14.*Aesthetics*of*Photography,*the*Language*of* Photography* 15.*Digital*Imaging,*Digital*Photography,*Digital*post*in* Photography* 16.*Seeing*History*in*Photography,*Documentary* Photography*&*Documentation*in*Photography* 17.*Basic*Discussion*on*Photographic*Questions*/*Reading* Images* 18.*Photography*&*Professional*Applications* 19.*Photo*Story,*Story*Board,*Cropping*&*Editing:*Telling*a* Story*through*Photography* 20.*Field*Trip*and*Exercise*in*Story*telling*on*“Stories*of* “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932!
  6. 6. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 6! Happiness.”* * * Course Organization/Reading Assignments: Introduction to the course SESSION METHODOLOGY: Active Learning Drawing!in!a!team! !1! * !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! Course!Overview! IN THIS SESSION * * “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! SESSION Make!your!Own!Story! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932!
  7. 7. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! Course! Requirement!&! EvoluHon! Course!Method! Exercise!in! Storytelling!! Course!Content! !2! Photography! * * * Understanding Photography SESSION METHODOLOGY: Active Learning Short!quizzes!! Discussion! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Historical! Photographs! * * * IN THIS SESSION * “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! SESSION Introduction to ! 7! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! !
  8. 8. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 8! * * * * • • • Why!Photography!Education! Power!of!Photography/!The!Language!of!Photography! Uses!of!Photography/!Visual!Literacy!Concept!&!Strategies* History*of*Photography! SESSION METHODOLOGY: lecture! pracHcal!session! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Photographs! * * “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! How camera works ! SESSION * * * • • Knowing!Photography! ! Mechanical!History!(development!of!Camera!Body)!! Chemical!History!(development!of!film!&!processes)! !3! •
  9. 9. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! * 9! IN THIS SESSION * * * Types*of*Camera! • SLR!camera! • TLR!camera! • Digital!Camera! • Compact! Camera! • Polaroid!Camera! * How*the*Camera*Works* * * * * Practicing Technique & Creating images SESSION METHODOLOGY: Active Learning PracHcal!Session! Discussion! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Historical! Photographs! * “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! !4! Camera*as*a*tool*c*Identify!a!photographic!Camera!Body! ! • !Instruct!camera!handling! using!the!35mm!camera! ! • Different!parts!of!!camera! body! SESSION *
  10. 10. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! * 10! IN THIS SESSION* * * • Focus! ! Shutter!speed! • Aperture<!f!stop!&!t!stop! • Exposure!Control! • Shutter!Aperture!&!their! relations! • SAFE! • ! ! ! * * * * * * * * * * * Film & digital imaging SESSION METHODOLOGY: “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! !
  11. 11. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 11! Lecture! Discussion! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!negeHve!and! digital!Photographs! Film*c*Emulsion!! • Types!of!Film! • Advantages!of!Different!Films! • Indoor!/!Outdoor!Films! • Light!Sensitivity!is!Expressed!With!ISO!Numbers! • Using!Different!ISO!Ratings! * * * Digital*Capturing* • Removable!Memory!Cards! • Types!of!Cards! • How!Much!Memory!is!Enough! • The!'Formatting'!Option! • Media!Color!is!Expressed!in!K!Settings! • Color!Temperature!and!Light* * * * * * Exposure SESSION METHODOLOGY: Active Learning “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! SESSION !5! * * IN THIS SESSION* !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! * *
  12. 12. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 12! PracHcal!Session! Short!Quizes! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Photographs! related!to!Exposure! * IN THIS SESSION* 10 photo EXERCISES Light and lighting SESSION METHODOLOGY: Active Learning “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! SESSION * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Correct!Exposure! Zone!Scale! Light!Metering<!TTL!&!hand!held!metering! Film!Latitude! High!Key!&!Low!Key!Photography! ! !6! • • • • • !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! *
  13. 13. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 13! PracHcal!Session! Discussion! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Photographs! * * IN THIS SESSION* • • • • Use!of!Day!Light! Use!of!Artificial!Light! Natural!Lighting! Stylized!Lighting* Lens and depth of field “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! * * * * Source!of!Light!! Quality!of!Light! Quantity!of!Light! Direction!of!Light! Distribution!of!Light* !7! * * * Lighting* • • • • • SESSION Light**
  14. 14. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 14! SESSION METHODOLOGY: Lecture! Discussion! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Photographs! !8! IN THIS SESSION* * Lens,*Focal*length*&*Photography*lens*constructions* * SESSION * * • • Prime!Lens!! Zoom!Lens! Prime!Lens Wide!Angle!Lens! Normal!Lens! Telly!Lens! 10mmS35mm! 35mmS70mm! 70mm-∞! * * Depth*of*Field*! • How!depth!of!field!works! • Compensation!With!Shutter!Speeds! • Selective!Depth!Of!Field!Examples! * 10 photo EXERCISES * “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! Photographic*Lens*
  15. 15. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 15! Film Process & Print: SESSION METHODOLOGY: Lecture! Discussion! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Photographs! IN THIS SESSION* !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! * * Darkroom*Techniques* * * * * * * * * * * * Digital*Darkroom* * * * * * * Composition, “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! SESSION !9! * * * Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932!
  16. 16. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 16! Framing and aesthetics SESSION METHODOLOGY: Active Learning Draw!a!picture!of!future!world! Make!your!own!Story! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Photographs!and! discussion! IN THIS SESSION* Composition! • • • • Where!is!your!eye!drawn?!! Describe!the!pattern,!shapes,!and!colors.!! Look!away!and!then!look!at!the!photograph!again.!What!caught!your!eye! first?!! Why!does!that!stand!out?! Photographic*attributes! • Find!the!pattern!of!light!and!shadow.!What!does!the!lighting!draw!your!attention!to?!! • Describe!what!is!in!focus.!! • • What!is!the!photographer’s!point!of!view?!* • • What!is!the!subject!of!the!photograph?!* What!else!do!you!notice!about!how!the!photograph!was!made?* Content! What!questions!do!you!have!about!the!subject?* Style&*Genre! • Use!an!adjective!to!describe!the!style!of!the!photograph.!! • Can!you!guess!what!genre!this!photograph!represents?!What!makes!you!say!that?! Meaning! • • • How!does!the!photograph!make!you!feel?!! What!does!the!photograph!make!you!think!of?!! Why!do!you!think!the!photographer!made!these!artistic!choices?!! What!do!you!think!the!photograph!is!saying?! Selfcassessment! • What!areas!were!difficult!to!answer?!! “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! SESSION What!else!do!you!see?* !10! First*impressions! • List!ten!details!that!you!see!in!the!photograph.!! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! The*Language*of*Photography*
  17. 17. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! • 17! Photographic!attributes!and!technique?!Composition?!Content?!Style!or!genre?! Meaning?! Digital photography SESSION METHODOLOGY: lecture! Discussion! !11! * * * * * o Digital*Imaging* o Digital*Photography* o ! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! IN THIS SESSION* Digital*post*in*Photography* * “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! SESSION Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!Photographs! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932!
  18. 18. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! * 18! FINAL Project Photo Story * Photo story SESSION METHODOLOGY: Active Learning Oral!PresentaHons!! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! IN THIS SESSION * * * • • • • Photo*Story* Story*Board* Cropping* Editing* Basic*Discussion*on*Photographic*Questions*/*Reading* Images! • • • • * * * * What!do!you!see!in!this!picture?!! What!makes!you!say!that?!! What!is!going!on!in!this!picture?!! What!information!do!you!see!in!the! picture!that!makes!you!say!that?! “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! !12! Power!Point!PresentaHons!of!a!Photo! story!and!discussion! SESSION finding!Stories! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932!
  19. 19. UNIVERSITY*OF*LIBERAL*ARTS*BANGLADESH*(ULAB)! ! 19! * * * * Here*is*a*list*of*what*I*stress*with*students:* 1.!Photography!is!fun.! 2.!Photography!is!about!light:!Learn!to!look!for!it,!observe!it,!and!capture!it.! 3.!Your!vision!of!the!world!is!unique!! 4.!You!are!a!photographer,!and!you!have!control!over!your!images.!The!harder!you!work!in!my! class,!the!more!control!you’ll!have.! 5.!Always!take!credit!for!your!images,!whether!they!are!intentional!or!‘lucky!accidents.’! 7.!Think!critically!about!your!pictures!and!learn!to!talk!about!your!work.!(Even!the!youngest! students!can!speak!critically!about!photography!if!you!give!them!the!tools!to!express! themselves.)!! 8.!Talk!about!what!you’ve!created.!(Concepts!‘stick’!better!if!they!are!reinforced!at!the!end!! !!!!of!!!each!class.!Gather!the!students!in!a!circle!and!let!them!discuss!each!other’s!images.! ! ! ! Book!References:! 1. Absolute!Beginner's!Guide!to!Digital!Photography!(7Summits)! 2. The!Art!of!Color!Photography!by!John!Hedgecoe! 3. Creative!Black!and!White!Digital!Photography!S!Tips!and!Techniques!by!Harold!Devis! 4. Digital!SLR!Cameras!and!Photography!For!Dummies!3rd!Ed.!2009!S!(Malestrom)! 5. Perfect!Digital!Photography!2nd!Edition!(2009)!S!(Malestrom)! 6. The!Digital!Photography!Book!S!Scott!Kelby!Volumes!1,!2,!3! ! ! Faculty Razibul Hossain Khondoker Senior Lecturer Media Studies and Journalism Department University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) Email: razibul.chithi@gmail.com Call: +88 0173 83 01 003 “Knowledge)of)photography)is)just)as)important)as)that)of)the)alphabet.”) ! Laszlo!Moholy,Nagy,!Photographer,!1932! !!!!!!!!!!!!Photography!Course!Syllabus!Fall!2011! 6.!Learn!from!mistakes!and!try!to!reproduce!any!‘lucky!accidents.’!

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