Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Photography GIT 111 1 2 + 2 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator MERVE BOZKURT
Course Lecturers MERVE BOZKURT,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

To teach basic photography knowledge and technology.

To practice shooting inside and outside the studio by providing the necessary equipment and support for photography.

To ensure that they can use photography effectively in visual communication design.

Course Content

Camera and its types; lenses; natural / artificial light sources; Three basic information required for shooting: aperture, shutter speed and ISO; composition in photography; post processing and printing.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 She/he knows and uses the types of cameras. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Homework,
2 She/he knows the types of lenses and makes their choices according to the shooting subject. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Performance Task,
3 She/he knows the subject of aperture, shutter and ISO. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Case Study, Performance Task,
4 She/he can take pictures both in the studio environment and outdoors. Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Project / Design,
5 She/he can produce fast solutions to different light situations due to its command of stylish subject. Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Homework,
6 She/he knows the necessary equipment for shooting and how to supply it. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Case Study, Problem Solving, Performance Task,
7 She/he knows the effect of photography in visual communication design. Motivations to Show, Brain Storming, Project Based Learning, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is a photograph; What are the technical, aesthetic and functional features of photography? Quentin Bajaq, Karanlık Odanın Sırları
2 Cameras and features from Camera Obscura to the present. Haluk Arda Oskay, Fotoğrafçının Başlangıç Rehberi; Özer Kanburoğlu, A'dan Z'ye Fotoğraf
3 Lens types and effects. Haluk Arda Oskay, Fotoğrafçının Başlangıç Rehberi; Özer Kanburoğlu, A'dan Z'ye Fotoğraf
4 Basic photography concepts: aperture, shutter, ISO. Haluk Arda Oskay, Fotoğrafçının Başlangıç Rehberi; Özer Kanburoğlu, A'dan Z'ye Fotoğraf
5 The effect of the aperture value on the shot; depth of field practice. Faruk Akbaş, Fotoğraf Teknik Okumaları
6 The effect of the shutter value on the shot; speed and motion practice. Haluk Arda Oskay, Fotoğrafçının Başlangıç Rehberi; Faruk Akbaş, Fotoğraf Teknik Okumaları
7 Midterm exam Midterm exam
8 The effect of the ISO value on the shot; night scene practice. Levend Kılıç, Fotoğrafa Başlarken
9 Light types and effects of light directions on shooting. Özer Kanburoğlu, Fotoğrafın Büyüsü: Işık
10 Kelvin degree and white balance. Özer Kanburoğlu, Fotoğrafın Büyüsü: Işık
11 Auxiliary equipment used in shooting: filter, tripod, flash, reflector. Özer Kanburoğlu, Fotoğrafın Büyüsü: Işık
12 Composition in photography. David Prakel, Fotoğrafta Kompozisyon
13 Shooting application inside and outside the studio. Levend Kılıç, Fotoğrafa Başlarken
14 Post-exposure processes: processing and printing. Levend Kılıç, Fotoğrafa Başlarken
Course Notes
Course Resources

Quentin Bajaq, Karanlık Odanın Sırları, YKY

Quentin Bajaq, Fotoğraftan Sonra: Analog Fotoğraftan Dijital Devrime, YKY

Walter Benjamin, Fotoğrafın Kısa Tarihi, Agora Kitaplığı

Haluk Arda Oskay, Fotoğrafçının Başlangıç Rehberi, Gece Akademi, 2019

Özer Kanburoğlu, A'dan Z'ye Fotoğraf, Say Yayınları

Özer Kanburoğlu, Fotoğrafın Büyüsü: Işık, Say Yayınları

Faruk Akbaş, Fotoğraf Teknik Okumaları, Say Yayınları

Levend Kılıç, Fotoğrafa Başlarken, Dost Yayınları

David Bate, Fotoğraf: Anahtar Kavramlar, De Ki.

David Prakel, Fotoğrafta Işık, Homer, 2012

David Prakel, Fotoğrafta Kompozisyon, Homer, 2011

Susan Sontag, Fotoğraf Üzerine; İstanbul, Altıkırkbeş

Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida; Fotoğraf Üzerine Düşünceler, İstanbul, Altıkırkbeş

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advanced knowledge and equipment in the field of Visual Communication (Multimedia, Photography, Cinema, Graphic Design), to be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in this field; To be able to discuss, to interpret scientifically and to be able to evaluate. X
2 To know and understand basic art principles and to be able to adapt them to the field of Visual Communication Design. X
3 To have knowledge of computer aided design; To have knowledge about design techniques and methods in different fields and to be able to apply them. X
4 To be able to critically evaluate the knowledge and skills acquired in the field of visual communication design, to identify learning needs and to direct their learning throughout life. X
5 To be able to define problems related to visual communication design, to develop solutions based on evidence and research. X
6 To be able to inform people and institutions about visual communication design issues; To be able to convey their thoughts and solutions to problems in written and verbal form, to support them with quantitative and qualitative data and share them with experts and non-experts. X
7 To be able to benefit from other disciplines that form the basis of visual communication design by paying attention to interdisciplinary interaction, to have basic knowledge about these disciplines and to create a basis for mutual interaction in different fields. X
8 To be able to take responsibility individually and as a group member to solve unforeseen and complex problems encountered in practice; To have effective communication skills. X
9 To have the capacity to perceive, think, design, apply, analyze and interpret multidimensionally. X
10 To have knowledge about the legal regulations and procedures in the relevant field of art. X
11 To be able to follow information about visual communication design using a foreign language. X
12 To have competence in the production standards of the field and to be able to use the information and communication technologies required by the field. X
13 To have social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collection, interpretation, announcement and application of data related to visual communication. X
14 To be able to transform abstract and concrete concepts into creative thinking, innovative and original works, based on the versatile and open-minded thinking model. X
15 To have aesthetic awareness. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 25
1. Kısa Sınav 25
1. Ödev 25
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 25
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 10 6 60
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Quiz 1 4 4
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Workshop) 1 10 10
Final examination 1 3 3
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6