Studio Photography 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
307ESPH1 ZK 2 26 hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 31 to 41 hours of self-study English winter

Subject guarantor

Rudolf PREKOP, Marcel STECKER

Name of lecturer(s)

Rudolf PREKOP, Marcel STECKER

Learning outcomes of the course unit

This is a course of practical photography exercises in the studio. Its aim is to provide the basics of studio work with a model and lighting.

Mode of study

Work in studio

Grading:

Graded credit: given on the basis of evaluation of the submitted assignments with respect to the technical quality and original instructions. Participation: the basic pre-requisites for grading are the student?s participation within at least 60% of the lectures together with his or her participation in mandatory joint consultations dates of which will be specified in the beginning of the course.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No previous knowledge or skills required

Course contents

This is a course of practical photography exercises in the studio. Its aim is to provide the basics of studio work with a model and lighting.

Students will improve technical skills in the studio, lighting with artificial light, flash, modulated daylight and combinations thereof. The course will focus on the human head as a spatial object as well as working with the human body and issues related to it and figure composition.

Recommended or required reading

Richard Avedon, John Coplans, Rineke Dijkstra, Robert Mapplethorpe, Helen van

Meene, Irving Penn, Ivan Pinkava, Yousuf Karsh, Annie Leibovitz, Bettina Rheims,

Thomas Ruff, Cindy Sherman, Josef Sudek, August Sander, Loretta Lux, etc.....

Assessment methods and criteria

Portraits

photographs 30x40cm

Part A

  1. The head as subject matter/ spatial object / study of light
  2. Official portrait / I.D. photo
  3. Creative portrait
  4. Self-portrait

Part B

  1. Body / anatomical depiction a, b) the naked body in front of white and black backrounds
  2. Figure - a, b) in front of white and black backrounds

c) emphasis on mood and creative expression

Note

none

Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
room 113
Studio No. 113

(Lažanský palác)
STECKER M.
18:10–19:45
(lecture parallel1)
hybrid teaching
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Mon 18:10–19:45 Marcel STECKER Studio No. 113
Lažanský palác
hybrid teaching lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans