Course code MākZ1016
Faculty Faculty of Education, Psychology and Art
Credit points, number of lectures
Credit points ECTS Credit points Total number of auditorium hours Number of lecture hours Number of student independent work hours
2 3 32 14 48
E-courses MākZ1016: Photography I
Course annotation The aim of the course is to develop students’ skills to fix the visual image of the object or the event at the right moment, place and way, using the means of artistic expression, providing the personal aspect. Students also learn to organize shots, to make the installations with different kinds of lighting. Along with the lectures students perform practical work in nature and interior applying different photo equipment and optics in performing the tasks.
Results Having successfully mastered the course, students acquire competences in the main principles of the graphic image and color perception, making the composition of the frame; they learn the types of lighting and their application, they know the application of the photo equipment, object-lens, filters, lenses and prisms.
Course plan 1.Introduction into modern photography L2
2.Photographer’s equipment L2,Ld2
3.Photo object-lensL2,Ld2
4.Light and lighting L2,Ld2
5.Specifics of black-and-white and the colored photo L2,Ld2
6.Genres of photography L2,Ld4
7.Genre of photography and composition L2,Ld6

Requirements for obtaining credit points The test of the course – interim exhibition –50%
Course examination - the exhibition – 50%

Study programmes Art