Photography of Landscape 1

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307EPLA1 ZK 2 English winter

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course focuses on working on location with the use of natural light, working with image sharpness, cropping and composition, as well as considerations of photography as a medium offering a response to a location. Students are acqainted with the basic nature of photographic depiction when capturing a space and its photographic reproduction. The practical section devotes attention to medium format devices, good for using light, the effects of weather and potential use of classic techniques.

Mode of study

The course focuses on work in the open air with the use of natural light to work with visual acuity, slit and composition, but also on ways of thinking about photography as a means of denouncing the particular location.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

in progress

Course contents

After the initial introduction to the landscape photography, students will execute a group exercise focused on a particular location. The aim is to characterize its divisions into a broader whole highlighting individual particular elements of the location. In the Winter semester students will realize the Prokopské údolí in Prague.

Submitted are 5-7 photos executed on classical, at least a medium format camera and development of classical B/W photos on a barite underlay. Dimensions 30x40 cm

Topic photo event - executed during the entire semester. Photos must be presented and will be graded according to rules established beforehand.

Recommended or required reading


Reich, Jan: Bohemia, Galerie Nový Svět, Praha 2005

Bárta, J., Helfert, Z., Horníčková, D., Lutterer, I., Dejmal, I., Jůn, L.., Kotalík, J. T.: Letem českým světem 1898/1998, Studio JB, Lomnice nad Popelkou1999

Ptáček, Josef: Země krásná, Knižní klub, 2009

Assessment methods and criteria


Exam: evaluation of the submitted tasks in which the maintenance of the assignment, quality of processing and personal creative interpretation is evaluated.

Participation: a condition for evaluating the student is a required 85% participation at lectures, participation at on-location assemblies and submission of photos at required group consultations established at the beginning of course instruction.


in progress

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