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Course on Environmental Photography/UFRGS - BRAZIL
Chief-Coordinator: Mario Bitt-Monteiro
Professors: Glauco Caon (Nature and Biology Photography), Germano Preichardt (Outdoor Digital Photography ), Patricia Gomes (Subjects Process in Photography),
Cesar Vieira (Urban Photography), Mario Bitt-Monteiro (Visual perceptions - methodology in Ambiental Photography), Myra Gonçalves (Art Photography) and Rafael Johann (experimental processes with Pinhole Photography).



Admission Fee: US$ 250.00
Course period: January to February or Octover to November..
Duration: 100 hours - Lenguage of classes: Portuguese
Theorical Classes: Photography Center of UFRGS, Porto Alegre - Brazil
Practical classes: National Park of Lagoa do Peixe, São José dos Ausentes and State Park of Itapuã, RS, South of Brazil.

Course Guidelines:
This course is intended to exercise the photography on rural and natural environments. It is focused on the typology of the landscapes, as field of interest on behalf of photographers, along to their correct positionings facing visual perception, special techniques on shooting and the induction towards the development of authoral essays in environmental photography.

Target public:
Professional photographers, advanced amateurs, .... and students on the fields of comunication, biology, architecture, geology, geography, arts, tourism, agronomy, forest enginnering, ecology, among others that have photography as one of its main tools.

PROGRAMME
1. The photorapher and the kinds of environments he is inserted;
2. Notions on geomorphology and phytogeography (worldwide);
3. Landscape in Americas, Brazil and Rio Grande do Sul;
4. Tipology of natural and rural landscapes;
5. Filter techniques (kinds of common filters);
6. Color Temperature;
7. Kinds of films: B&W against Color; the right ISO;
8. Positioning, perception and reading of the photographer regarding pre-chosen environments;
9. Techiques of inducted observation;
10. Light metering, kinds of natural lights (high, medium and low);
11. Shooting of the intermediate geographic Universes;
12. Field Work: Parque Nacional da Lagoa do Peixe (RS);
13. Field Photography;
14. Field Macrophotography techniques;
15. Perception and Reading of the microcosms (exercising attention on detail/micro motifs);
16. Landscape composing models;
17. Planes for shooting (ground level, mid height and "aerial"),
18. Taking pictures under severe climatic conditions;
19. Best hours to shoot on high fields and sea level;
20. Kinds of films and pushing;
21. Workshop with a field photographer;
22. Lecture/Speech with a botanist or ecologist;
23. Tips on making pictorials;
24. Modelos para o ensaio fotográfico;
25. Composing;
26. Photography not intended for documentation: abstractionisms, natural patterns, shadows;
27. Field Work: São José dos Ausentes(RS):
28. Reading and evaluation of the material taken during the Course;
29. Preparations for the ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON RIO GRANDE DO SUL EXHIBIT/UFRGS - BRAZIL

 

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