Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Advanced Photography Techniques GIT 332 6 1 + 2 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SUZAN ORHAN
Course Lecturers YUNUS EMRE AKSOY,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

It is aimed that the students taking the course will be able to use the advanced techniques in the shooting and post-processing processes that are constantly updated with the innovations in digital photography. Students who can adapt digital and analog applications designed for different purposes to the field of photography will be able to offer new solutions for use in the field of visual communication.

Course Content

Advanced photography techniques created by the use of digital technology and traditional methods will be applied in the period. Focus Stacking, Cinemagraph, Multiple Exposure, Light Painting, 360 Degree Virtual Tour Shooting, High Dynamic Range Shooting (HDR), Time Lapse (Time-lapse and Hyper-lapse), Star Shift Photography, Macro Photography, Infrared Photography, Horizontal and Vertical Panorama Shooting and advanced photomanipulation applications using digital software programs will be included. Within the framework of time and technical possibilities, at least 3 applications will be carried out each term.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 To inform about digital photography. Determination and supply of necessary equipment, computer and software programs for the shooting and processing process. Chris George, A’dan Z’ye Dijital Fotoğrafçılık
2 1st Project (Studio); focus stacking, light painting, macro shooting, etc. Michael Freeman, Fotoğraf Okulu 4, Dijital Kurgu
3 1. Project shooting and processing. Practice
4 1. Project shooting and processing. Practice
5 1. Project shooting and processing. Practice
6 1. Completion and evaluation of the project. Evaluation
7 Project 2 (Outdoor); 360 degree virtual tour, time lapse shooting (time-lapse or hyper-lapse), infrared photography, horizontal-vertical panorama, HDR, etc. Fotoğraf Okulu 4, Dijital Kurgu
8 2. Project shooting continues. Practice
9 2. Project shooting and processing. Practice
10 2. Project shooting and processing. Practice
11 Completion and evaluation of the second project. Evaluation
12 3rd Project (For Final): Photomanipulation, multiple exposure (double exposure), cinemagraph, etc., which can be done using software programs such as Photoshop or Lightroom. A’dan Z’ye Dijital Fotoğrafçılık
13 3. Project shooting and processing. Practice
14 3. Project shooting, processing and determination of deficiencies. Practice
Course Notes
Course Resources

Michael Freeman, Fotoğraf Okulu 4, Dijital Kurgu, Çeviri: Doruk Demircioğlu, İnkılap Kitabevi 2012

Chris George, A’dan Z’ye Dijital Fotoğrafçılık, Çeviri: Bala Toprak, İnkılap Kitabevi 2018

Faruk Akbaş, Fotoğraf Teknik Okumaları, Say Yayınları 2015

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. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 25
1. Performans Görevi (Atölye) 25
1. Performans Görevi (Arazi Çalışması) 25
1. Ara Sınav 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Assignment 1 2 2
Performance Task (Workshop) 1 1 1
Performance Task (Application) 1 6 6
Final examination 1 1 1
Performance Task (Field Study) 1 3 3
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5