MCD401 : Camera basics, principles and practices

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

Everyone can take a picture, but to be a professional photographer or a cameraman, one needs highly specialized skills and tools to bring life to an image. These skills create the ability to turn the ordinary images into extraordinary ones. This course is aimed to develop such professional skills among the students that are helpful in TV direction and Production. The course includes detail of camera history and guidelines to handle the camera. The course includes the art of photography, kinds of lenses used in camera and the lighting techniques for the professional training. Besides photography, the course also focuses on practices of cinematography with camera angles, movements and shots. The contents have been designed for production overview and post production processes.

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students:

  • • Will have practical and in-depth knowledge of camera handling
  • • Be able to use camera for professional photography
  • • Be able to differentiate between different camera shots and lighting effects


Course Calendar

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