VV033 Photography - Working with Light and Surface

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Taught in person.
Mgr.art. Helena Lukášová, ArtD. (lecturer)
Mgr. MgA. Veronika Lukášová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr.art. Helena Lukášová, ArtD.
Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Supplier department: Department of Visual Computing - Faculty of Informatics
Timetable of Seminar Groups
VV033/01: each even Tuesday 18:00–21:50 C403, each even Tuesday 18:00–21:50 C403
( PV123 Visual Communication || VV042 History of Photography || PV156 Digital Photography )&& SOUHLAS
Course requires photographic vision, previous experience (including non professional) is welcome. Digital SLR suggested for assignments.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 20 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 9/20, only registered: 1/20, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/20
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
Fundamentals of photography: composition and light in digital studio photography. By the end of the course, the student will understand photometry and the basics of working with light. The student will produce photographs in the following categories: Outline, Light I (dispersed light, lateral light, point light, depiction by light), Still Life. The students will produce their own photo collections.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to work with light setup for the still-life in the photo studio with the continual anf flash light, thus create studio photo with high quality.
  • Basics of the optics theory and photo mechanics
  • Exposure basics
  • Basics of studio lighting
  • Image composition
  • Tonality and linear perspective, sharpness/unsharpness, contrast, rythm
  • Emotional and informative message in photography
  • Color composition, color perspective, color contrast and dominance of color
    recommended literature
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 : oficiální výukový kurz. 1. vyd. Brno: Computer Press, 2013. 375 s. ISBN 9788025137369. info
  • BIRGUS, Vladimír and Jan MLČOCH. Czech photography of the 20th century. Prague: KANT, 2010. 394 s. ISBN 9788071010906. info
  • HUNTER, Fil, Steven BIVER and Paul FUQUA. Fotografie & světlo : naučte se techniky fotografického svícení. Translated by Milan Krupár. Vyd. 1. Brno: Zoner Press, 2007. xii, 305. ISBN 9788086815695. info
    not specified
  • SCHAUB, George. Černobílá fotografie : digitální úpravy pro dokonalý tisk. 1. vyd. Brno: Zoner Press, 2007. 160 s. ISBN 9788086815596. info
  • KELBY, Scott. Digitální fotografie. Vyd. 1. Brno: Zoner Press, 2007. xiii, 223. ISBN 9788086815565. info
  • ŠIMŮNEK, Michal. Fotografie teoretické práce Susan Sontagové, Rolanda Barthese a Viléma Flussera. V Brně: [s.n.], 2000. 74 s. URL info
  • FREEMAN, John. Fotografie v praxi. 2. vyd. Čestlice: Rebo Productions, 2000. 254 s. ISBN 8072341413. info
Teaching methods
Basic works with light in the Photograph studio, take a control of cameras of this Photograph studio and work with Photograph software. 10 practices, 3 from 10 practices to pass this Course (one can be free subject).
Assessment methods
Studio assignments – Assignment, consultation, image processing (usage of graphic software). Colloquium: finished project and evaluation of the project.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2021.
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