Acquiring knowledge of fundamental laws of optics, camera lens construction, objective, camera body, and video camera. Enabling students to use digital cameras, video cameras, and specialized photographic equipment. Acquiring knowledge of characteristics of sports photography, recording techniques, processing and montage of photographic and video material, ways of storage and presentation.
2.2.Course enrolment requirements and entry competences required for the course
No enrolment requirements.
2.3.Learning outcomes at the level of the programme to which the course contributes
By acquiring specific knowledge, students will be able to select appropriate digital photographic and video equipment for different purposes.
Understanding of usage of photographic and videotechnology in the process of learning sports techniques and analysis of different sports activities.
Enabling independent usage of photographic and video camera for the purpose of physical education teaching, sport, and physical recreation.
2.4.Learning outcomes expected at the level of the course (4 to 10 learning outcomes)
Students will master:
- the technique of recording sports photography,
- the technique of video recording,
- managing field work conditions (appropriate selection of motive, frame, perspective; discretion with respect to the subject of recording),
- transfer, processing, montage, archiving of the photographic and video material,
- presentation of the photographic and video projects.
2.5.Course content broken down in detail by weekly class schedule (syllabus)
Lectures, seminars, exercises, and e-learning:
The historical development of photography, video and related equipment. (2L)
Construction and functioning of digital photo cameras. (2L)
Construction and functioning of digital video cameras. (2L)
Usage of digital SLR cameras. Usage of digital camcorders - standard miniDV and HDV. (2S)
Sports photography, motive selection, perspective, framing. (2S)
Indoor photography. Outdoor photography on sport fields/courts. Objective lens selection and recording settings. (3E)
Video recordings in indoor and outdoor sport courts/fields. (3E)
Transfer of photographic and video material to computer. (2E)
Processing of photographic material. Photography formats. Archiving. Photo album preparation. (2S+2E+1e-l)
Processing and preparation of video material. Montage of video recordings. Selection of video formats. (2S+2E+1e-l)
Presentation and evaluation photo projects. (1S+1e-l)
Presentation and evaluation of video projects. (1S+1e-l)