Basics of Working with a Camera 1
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Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
This course aims to introduce 1st year Camera dept. students with the basic awareness and skills necessary for shooting a practical exercise.
Mode of study
Presentation, contact instruction, practical demonstrations.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Knowledge of calculations with decimal logarithms, goninometric functions, solving equations with two variables.
This course introduces students to to film recording technology, exponometric and senzometric practice.
Instruction is a combination of presenation with image presentation and completion of practice tasks. An inseparable part is the practical TCH-FOT.
1/ Exponometrics practice
Exponometric tools and devices
Working with exposimetrics, luxmetrics and brightness
Methods of establishing the correct exposure of the film raw material
Brightness analysis of the recorded scene; important sensitometric parameters of the film raw material
Practical reproductivity of the recording in negative - positive technology
2/ Shooting exposure attempts of the film material
Prepare, shooting and evaluation of the exposue attempt
Senzitometric attempts - production and evaluation
Construction of senzitometric gradient of the copy (negative-positiv technology)
3/ Film camera
Construction of film cameras, recording lenses
Introduction to the operation of selected types
4/ Film camera accessories
Tripods, equipment for movement, matte box, special optical equipment, other drives
5/ recording filters
Overview, characteristics, practical use
6/ Different manner of camera recording
Recording in standard frequencies - static shots, panorama, camera movement.
Recording with increased or decreased frequency
Recording with sound, sychronic, asynchronic, playback.
Simple camera tricks
7/ Assignment and analysis of the TCH-FOT exercise
Brightness analysis of the assigned scene type; issues of scene brightness reproduction in film screening; factors influencing radiant perception of an audience in a cinema hall.
Lecturer: prof. Mgr. Jiří Myslík
contakt: e-mail: email@example.com
Recommended or required reading
Written material for the topics will be given to each student during the course (tables, nomograms, texts).
Assessment methods and criteria
The conditions for successful completion of the course:
- active participation in class
- performance and analysis of the „Exponometrics of Assigned Scene Types“ exercise.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Room No. 225
|Date||Day||Time||Tutor||Location||Notes||No. of paralel|
|Tue||10:40–12:15||Jiří MYSLÍK||Room No. 225
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared