SFA-35 Photography

The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Interior Architecture
4th Year, sem 2, 2023-2024 | Optional Course | Hours/Week: 2C | ECTS Credits: 2
Study of Form and Ambience
Course Leader:
lect. Andreea Ivanciof
Learning outcomes:
The course develops students' ability to use photographic techniques from classic to modern by handling different types of equipment.
The course will begin by introducing the general notions of composition of the photographic image and will continue by studying and using current programs that use photography and are necessary in interior architecture and design, such as: image processing programs, 3D modeling, photogrammetry, of video-mapping and artificial intelligence.
The student learns exactly where and how photography is applied in the design process.
Studied elements will result in a project with the theme chosen by the student.
1. Introduction
2. Defining the notion of concept + Choosing the theme of the project
3. Compositional principles
4. History of Photography
5. Light in Photography
6. Color in Photography
7. Types of Cameras/Equipment and how to use
8. Focusing on Architecture and Design photography
9. Photogrammetry
10. 3D modeling programs with the help of Photography and how we use
11. Image processing programs and how we use
12. Dynamics/Movement in Photography- Photo collage and Video montage - programs and how we use
13. Video-Mapping definition and specific programs
14. The relationship between Photography and Artificial Intelligence
Teaching Method:
Lectures accompanied by examples on the projector.
Computer work with guidance and theoretical and practical exposure of the studied programs.
Usign specific equipment for photography.
Synthesizing and active interpretation of the students' implication in the photographic process.
Attendance and active participation in the course (50%)
Evaluation of the photographic project (composed of image + essay) that will be introduced on the day of the exam
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The course has a theoretical and practical character that wants to develop the ability to adapt to the labor market of the studied field (interior architecture and design) through photography technology that is in permanent development.