Course: Studio Work - Photography

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Course title Studio Work - Photography
Course code KVV/EAFO2
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Zatloukal Petr, Ing.
Course content
Independent work on photographic theme chosen by the student, understanding and practical acquirement of didactic aspects related to the photographic production ending in a concrete setting (group topic) of independent work for the subsequent semester. The final work is represented by a photo collection and consecutive exhibition. During the course of the semester, students get regularly acquainted with works and ideas of their colleagues thus acquiring further didactic aspects of the photography education. It is recommended that the students complete at least two successive semesters.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Dialogic Lecture (Discussion, Dialog, Brainstorming), Grafic and Art Activities
  • Attendace - 39 hours per semester
  • Homework for Teaching - 6 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 45 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The seminar focuses on the development of individual interests and experience based on own project. It is defined by its high demands placed on techniques and ideas.
Mastering the basics of independent creative learning activities and practical aspects of teaching photography.
Discharge course Photo 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 The interest in the relevant field.

Assessment methods and criteria
Analysis of Creative works (Music, Pictorial,Literary)

Oral examination including an analysis of the final exhibition set with participation of other seminar students and realization of common exhibition.
Recommended literature
  • Ang, T. (2004). Digitální fotografie pro pokročilé. Slovart Praha.
  • Čulík, M. (2008). Český Corel Draw12. Grada Publishing Praha.
  • Freeman, M. (1988). Light. Amphoto United States .
  • Freeman, M. (2008). Základy HDR-Fotografie a vysoký dyn. rozsah. Zoner Press Brno.
  • Hlavenka, J. a kol. (2007). Adobe Photoshop CS3. Computer Press.
  • Kelby, S. (2009). Adobe Photoshop CS4 - Kniha plná triků. Computer Press .
  • Kindersley, D. (1999). Velká kniha fotografie. Vašut Praha .
  • Koetzle, H.-M. (2005). Photo Icons. Taschen Kolín.
  • Langford, M. , Kindersley, D. (1995). Tvůrčí fotografie. Slovart Praha 1995.
  • Mrázková, D., Remeš, V. (1989). Cesty Československé fotografie. Mladá fronta Praha.
  • Pihan, R. (2008). Mistrovství práce s DSLR. IDIF Praha.
  • Silverio, R. (2007). Postmoderní fotografie. AMU Praha.
  • Varis, L. (2007). Pleť & fotografie. Zoner Press Brno.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Teaching the visual arts at secondary school and primary art school (NA16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care - Summer