FOTOGRAFIA SUBACQUEA

FOTOGRAFIA SUBACQUEA

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Code
94921
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
2 credits during the 2nd year of 10723 MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY (LM-75) GENOVA

2 credits during the 2nd year of 9916 ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL SCIENCES (L-32) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/07
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Topics concerning underwater photography are examined, considering the available equipments, the
shooting techniques, practical exercises and some notes on the right behaviour to improve. Lessons
with the help of many images taken by the lecturer, all examined and explained.
We consider how photos can be used to compose scientific, popular articles or slideshows, and the
applications of uw photography to scientific research.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course gives the basics to the beginners, and allow to the more expert photographers to improve their abilities. The main techniques and shooting methods are considered, together with practical suggestions to prepare articles, slideshows. We give also informations on the uses of photography for scientific research.

The technical basis to the knowledge and use of the equipment are given, together with the development of an artistic and critic sense toward photography

Teaching methods

Frontal lesson in classroom

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

  1. Generalities about photography and underwater photography
  2. Macrophotography
  3. The search for negative space.
  4. Environment and wide angle photo
  5. Different light sources
  6. Macro inserted in the environment, with wide angle lenses
  7. Fish as subject
  8. To seize the day
  9. Rules for composition
  10. Particular techniques
  11. To tell tales with images
  12. UW Photography and sciences

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

L’Atlante del Fotosub, Massimo Boyer (2018), pubblicazione 2 marzo 2018, ed. Antipodes

La Fotografia Naturalistica Subacquea, Massimo Boyer (2014), ed. Magenes

Powerpoints of the lessons

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIORGIO BAVESTRELLO (President)

MARZIA BO

FEDERICO BETTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lesson in classroom

LESSONS START

Preliminary meeting to fix the schedule: 16 march, 14.00, Aula 304

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination

Assessment methods

Oral evaluation

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/09/2020 10:00 GENOVA Orale

FURTHER INFORMATION

Office hours for students:

To be fixed, when needed