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Study guide

PHOTOGVISNARR - Photography: Visual Narratives

Academic year 2022-23
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of International Communication Management
  • Bachelor of International Graphic and Digital Media, programme stage 3
    Choice package:
    • Electives
  • Programmes Incoming Students
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 4 credits
Weight: 4,00
Total study time: 130,00 hours
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2022 ()
The course unitorganization of the subgroups is done using the class subgroups.
xOLOD-administrator(s): Van Laere Kimberly, Temmerman Hans.
This course unit was completed by Van Laere Kimberly on 18.02.2022.
This course unit was approved by Levrau Olivier on 18.05.2022.
ProgrammaonderdeelID: PHOT_GDM_2122 - Photography GDM2122.
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: This course unit is eligible for compensation according to the compensated fail criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Preservability: The result of this course unit is preservable according to the terms of the program you are enrolled for.
This course unit
  • may be included in printed study guide (on paper).
  • may be published in study guide on the website.
  • may be included with details in the study guide.
  • requires no title on the diplomasupplement (thesis, dissertation, thesis).
  • should NEVER be replaced by another course unit to another (foreign) institution.
  • does not use a jury.
This course unit may be scheduled as
Study programme: PBAIGM - Bachelor in international grafic design
xOLODa: Single Course Unit
xOLODb: Photography: Visual Narratives
Second enrollment: Not possible within the same academic year.
Teaching staff: Temmerman Hans
Language course: No
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 5

Learning material (list)

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Educational organisation (text)

Weekly classes on campus unless communicated otherwise:
- The classes may consist of theory, feedback and/or demonstrations
- Feedback is given in class with an opportunity for individual feedback if time permits this.

In this course you will use your own camera. The camera must meet the following specifications:

- Possibility to manually control shutter speed, aperture, ISO, focal length of the camera.
- Ppossibility to shoot in RAW format.

Educational organisation (list)

Face-to-face instruction
Lectures30,00 hours
Self-study - tasks
Assignments in study hours40,00 hours
Study hours25,00 hours
Studiebezoek35,00 hours
Workplace Learning

Final competences (list)

IGM/photo01learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
IGM/photo02learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
IGM/photo03learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
IGM/photo04learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
IGM/photo05learning goal broadening/deepeningBS
IGM/photo06learning goal broadening/deepeningBS


Theory on photography:

• ISO / shutter speed / aperture
• Depth of field
• Focal length
• Lenses
• Lighting
• Technical settings
• Light analysis and image analysis
• Composition and composition rules
• JPEG vs. Raw
• Editing in lightroom basis

Practical application of photography. Targeted, goal-oriented assignments.

Assessment (text)

Feedback will be given on regular basis.

Final grade will be given at the end of the semester

Late submission of an assignment (< 24 hours after the deadline) will result in 1/3 of the points being deducted. After > 24h late submission, a zero will be awarded for this assignment.

Pictures are to be submitted digitally and printed (portfolio).

Assessment (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
First term out of exam periodAssignment70,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Third term within exam periodWritten30,00
Third term within exam periodWritten100,00

Course sequence (VT)

There are no prerequisites for this course.