20 credits at level HE5
Students will learn the art of landscape and architectural photography through
assignments, readings, lectures and demonstrations. Topics will include different
traditional, experimental and digital techniques of photography. This class covers
comprehensively all the aspects of photography where images are deliberately
conceived and built-up rather than shot spontaneously.
It is assumed that students are already familiar with camera operation (both analog and
digital), film development, black and white printing and related darkroom/printing
techniques. Though these procedures will be reviewed at the beginning of the semester,
they are not the principle subject matter of this course.
The historical and contemporary context of landscape and architectural photography
Formats, lenses, materials and their applications in relationship to landscape and architectural photography
Importance of light,, space, shape and colour in relationship to landscape and architectural photography
Skills and techniques of landscape and architectural photography
Research and assignment planning in relationship to creating a body landscape and architectural images
Tutor led lectures: 35%
Tutor led demonstrations and workshops: 20%
Study Trips: 15%
Student Presentations: 15%
A blended learning approach will be used
Practical assignments: 25%
Major Project: 50%
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Have explored techniques and concepts used in historical and contemporary architectural and landscape photography||1.1 have produced an illustrated journal which underpins all the practical work undertaken for assessment for the module. The journal should demonstrate the research that was developed throughout the practical work and should show an appreciation of recognised work within the field.|
|2.||Understand light and viewpoint, while demonstrating the use of the view camera, systems of exposure and film processing, negative scanning and the printing (both wet and digital) to produce architectural images.||2.1 produce images using large and/or medium format cameras which demonstrate you can use lighting and camera techniques to a competent standard|
|3.||Understand the light, viewpoint perspective, and the wide use of photographic equipment and materials used to produce contemporary landscape images.||
3.1 produce a series of images that illustrate empathy with landscape image inspiration sources and build upon the technical knowledge acquired in the project previously undertaken in respect of learning outcome 2 above.
3.2 select and use appropriate photographic equipment and materials to produce your images.
|4.||Devise a plan to produce a body of contemporary architectural and/or landscape images (concurrent with a level HE5 photography course) recognising influences from established existing imagery and agree it with your tutor; implement the plan, produce the body of work, and evaluate your work.||
4.1 devise a plan to produce a body of contemporary architectural and/or landscape images recognising influences from established existing imagery and agree it with your tutor.
4.2 produce a substantial body of work which illustrates competent use of appropriate cameras and materials, shows recognition of accepted practices within this field of photography, and makes reference to contemporary and/or historical practitioners, and critically evaluate your work.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||illustrated jouirnal||assignment 1: architecture||assignment 2: landscape||major project|
Before taking this module you must have successfully completed the following:
No restrictions apply.
Andrews, Malcolm. Landscape and Western Art, Oxford University Press, 1999.
Barrett, T. Criticizing Photographs, Mayfield Publishing Company, 2000.
Bolton, R. Contest of Meaning, MIT Press, 1989.
Bright, S. (2006) Art Photography Now, London: Thames and Hudson Ltd.
Burgin, V. Some Cities, University of California Press, 1996.
Clarke, Graham, The Photograph, Oxford University Press, 1997.
Harris, Michael. Professional Architectural Photography, Focal Press, 1998.
Lambert, Phyllis. Viewing Olmsted, MIT Press, 1996.
Phahl, John, Arcadia Revisited, University of New Mexico Press, 1988.
Wiegand, Wilfried. Eugene Atget Paris, te Neues Publishing, 1998.
Wilson, David. Professional Photography Photographing Buildings, RotoVision, 2001.
Stone, J. View Camera, Longman Press, 1997.
Simmons, Steve. Using the View Camera, Amphoto Books, 1992.
Tillmanns, Urs. Basic and Applications: Creative Large Format, Sinar AG. 1997.
Tillmanns, Urs. Architectural Photography: Creative Large Format, Sinar AG. 1993.
Adams, Ansel, The Camera, Little Brown and Company, 1983.
Adams, Ansel, The Negative, Little Brown and Company, 1983.
Adams, Ansel, The Print, Little Brown and Company, 1983.
Hirsch, R. Photographic Possibilities, Focal Press, 1990.
London, Upton, Kobre, Brill. PHOTOGRAPHY, Pearson Education, 2002.
Adobe Photoshop CS : Classroom in a Book (ISBN 0 321 19375 X)
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