Course: Digital Photography for biologist

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Course title Digital Photography for biologist
Course code EKO/DF
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Hekera Petr, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Janek Vladimír, Ing.
Course content
Theory and practical training with students' photo show. Thematic sphere : 1) Theory of photography 2) Landscape photography 3) Macrophotography 4) Microphotography 5) Underwater photography 6) Digital video and photography 7) PC photofinishing

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Demonstration, Projection (static, dynamic), Grafic and Art Activities
  • Attendace - 24 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The aim is to provide students with information on digital photography and the use of biological disciplines.
Aplication Apply knowledge of theory of digital photography Show self creations landscape photography, photography of animals, macrophotography.

Assessment methods and criteria
Student performance, Analysis of Activities ( Technical works)

Inclusion - activity in practice, students' photo show.
Recommended literature
  • Ang, T. (2004). Digital Photographer's Handbook, Dorling Kindersley. London, 409p.
  • Davis, H. L., & Koutný, J. (2010). Kreativní detail a makro: tipy a techniky pro digitální fotografie. Brno: Computer Press.
  • Kamps, H. J., & Beneš, K. (2008). Makrofotografie. Brno: Zoner Press.
  • Pihan, R. (2013). Mistrovství práce v DSLR: vše, co jste chtěli vědět o digitální zrcadlovce a nikdo vám to neuměl vysvětlit. Praha: IDIF.
  • Ponec, J., & Jiráček, M. (2002). Digitální fotografie. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Ecology and Environmental Protection (1) Ecology and environmental protection - Summer
Faculty of Science Hydrobiology (2015) Biology courses - Summer
Faculty of Science Landscape Protection and Planning (2015) Ecology and environmental protection - Summer