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PHOTOGRAPHY MODULE

Period: 18th of October - 29th of October

Trainer: Alexandru STERIAN

Module will be held in English. All Zoom meetings will be recorded, as well (including the reporting purposes).
Monday October, 18th
Topic:
Topic 1 - Introduction
Zoom meetings:
9:00 a.m. (2 h) Introductory Zoom meeting
Video uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Introductory video (10-15 min) How the size of the sensor influence the depth of field (10-15 min)
Assignment uploaded:
11:00 a.m. T-Stop and the focal length. How the lens can change the feeling of depth. Use three different lenses (wide, medium and telephoto) for it.
Deadline assignment:
Oct 20th, 18:00
Necessary equipment:
Photo camera, 3 lenses: wideangle, normal lens, telephoto or a zoom lens
Wednesday October, 20th
Topic:
Topic 2 - Capturing formats and the relation between Iris, depth of field, focal length, white balance, shutter speed and gain
Zoom meetings:
9:00 a.m. (2 h) Q&A on first course
Video uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Composition, organising the "in depth composition". Camera position for a flat or three dimensional feeling. (10-15 min)
Assignment uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Make a series of 4 photos with balanced and unbalanced composition
Deadline assignment:
Oct 22th, 18:00
Necessary equipment:
Photo camera, 3 lenses: wideangle, normal lens, telephoto or a zoom lens
Friday October, 22nd
Topic:
Topic 3 - Photo composition. Rules for a good composition. Golden mean, rule of thirds
Zoom meetings:
9:00 a.m. (2 h) Tips&tricks, Q&A
Video uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Light and contrast. Hard and soft, direction and ratio. (10-15 min)
Assignment uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Portrait light, Key light and fill ratio for a frontal, lateral and back light position of Key. 3 different photos
Deadline assignment:
Oct 25th, 18:00
Necessary equipment:
Photo camera, 2 lenses: normal lens, telephoto or a zoom lens
Evaluation test - topics 1, 2, 3
Monday October, 25th
Topic:
Topic 4 - Lighting and contrast. The link between lighting and compositional centre of interest. Contrast in B&W and color
Zoom meetings:
9:00 a.m. (2 h) Tips&tricks, Q&A
Video uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Mood and lighting. Low key and High key lighting. (10-15 min)
Assignment uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Use two different environments to make two moods: Low key and High key
Deadline assignment:
Oct 27th, 18:00
Necessary equipment:
Photo camera, 3 lenses: wideangle, normal lens, telephoto or a zoom lens
Wednesday October, 27th
Topic:
Topic 5 - Lighting quality. The differences between hard and soft light. Emphasise the subject with hard or soft light
Zoom meetings:
9:00 a.m. (2 h) Tips&tricks, Q&A
Video uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Differences between photo and video lighting, the White Balance and using it for effect photos. (10-15 min)
Assignment uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Make 3 Sunrise or a Sunset photos with Auto white balance, Daylight and Tungsten preset
Deadline assignment:
Oct 29th, 18:00
Necessary equipment:
Photo camera, 3 lenses: wideangle, normal lens, telephoto or a zoom lens
Evaluation test - topics 4,5
Thursday October, 28th
Topic:
Topic 6 - The capturing formats. Quality and dynamic range în photo, details in shadows, midtones and highlights
Zoom meetings:
9:00 a.m. (2 h) Tips&tricks, Q&A
Video uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Adjusting the picture parameters, contrast, hue, saturation. (10-15 min)
Assignment uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Use the LUT in DaVinci Resolve to se the differences between RAW-Flat versus REC 709 with LUT applied
Deadline assignment:
Oct 29th, 18:00
Necessary equipment:
DaVinci Resolve 17 Link
Friday October, 29th
Topic:
Topic 7 - Postproduction. Ways of getting a "better" picture, color corection and deliverables
Zoom meetings:
9:00 a.m. (2 h) Tips&tricks, Q&A
Video uploaded:
11:00 a.m. Color corection software, DaVinci BlackMagic design. Archiving the photos. Size versus quality. (10-15 min)
Assignment uploaded:
End of the course
Deadline assignment:
Oct 29th, 18:00
Necessary equipment:
DaVinci Resolve 17 Link
Evaluation test - topics 6,7

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