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ART 294 - Architectural Photography

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: General
This course is designed for students who want to further enhance their photographic knowledge and abilities in Architecture photography. It is an application of the skills learned in Digital Photography with an emphasis on professional jobs and assignments used in Architectural photography. Architecture students can prosper by learning to see light and how light alters the visual impact of architectural forms. This course will teach students to create successful images of exterior architecture, interior architectural design, as well as architectural models.
Prerequisite: ART 186  , ART 225  
Competencies
  1. Evaluate the History of Architectural Photography
    1. Review the early History of Architectural Photography.
    2. Paraphrase the Invention of Photography.
    3. Identify the differences between photography in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries.
    4. Recognize the Authenticity in Architectural Photos.
    5. Identify forms of Architectural Photography.
  2. Evaluate the Advantages and Disadvantages of Digital Cameras
    1. Examine the availability and resolution of Images.
    2. Compare the different lens qualities.
    3. Recall digital image processing.
    4. Distinguish the different types of digital cameras.
  3. Assess the Different Types of Lenses
    1. Identify the reproduction characteristics.
    2. Select the right focal length for interior/exterior architecture photography.
    3. Examine Tilt/Shift lenses.
    4. Compare plastic vs. glass lenses.
    5. Locate ideal camera/lens combination for architecture.
  4. Justify The Role of Architecture as a Photographic Subject
    1. Create perspective in the photographs you take.
    2. Classify converging verticals and how they affect your photographs.
    3. Reproduce camera standpoint for different situations.
    4. Demonstrate the effects of Focal Length.
    5. Identify Image Formats.
  5. Design the Ideal Compositions and Framing for Architectural Photography
    1. Define: What is Composition?
    2. Relate Composition and a subject’s surroundings.
    3. Reproduce selective framing.
  6. Perform Interior Architectural Photography
    1. Identify the important Interior subjects.
    2. Demonstrate the correct Perspective, Standpoint and Focal Length.
    3. Identify Image Formats.
    4. Demonstrate the Camera Settings and Lighting.
  7. Evaluate the Different Digital Image Formulas
    1. Examine: What is RAW?
    2. Distinguish the Differences Between JPEG and RAW.
    3. Analyze the Advantages and Disadvantages of Shooting in RAW Format.
  8. Generate Proper Panoramas
    1. Identify how to create a Planar Panorama.
    2. Show to create a Shift Panorama.
    3. Demonstrate Stitching Photographs together.
  9. Access HDR and DRI Images
    1. Create an HDR Image using Photoshop.
    2. Demonstrate DRI Processing in Photoshop.
    3. Evaluate HDR Effects Using a Single RAW Source Image.
    4. Identify Creative Tips and Tricks.



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