DD 202

Photo & Video Communication




History of Photography, Basics of Photography: Depth of Field, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Focal Length, Studio Lighting with explorations in colour, form, texture, subject, leading lines, Photo essay Narratives.


History of the Moving Image, Basics of Videography including the production pipeline of feature/documentary films, basics of writing for screen, shot taking techniques, introduction to mis-en-scene, continuity, 180 degree rule.



1.     Langford, M., Langford's basic photography the guide for serious photographers - 9th ed., Oxford Focal Press, 2010

2.     Dudley A. A., (The) image in dispute : art and cinema in the age of photography, University of Texas Press , 1997

3.     Bowen, C. J. Grammar of the shot/ Christopher J. Bowen, 3rd ed., New York Focal Press, 2013

4.     Devenport, A. (The) History of photography an overview/ Alma Davenport, Boston Focal Press, 1991

5.     Barnwell, J. (The) fundamentals of film-making/ Jane Barnwell, Lausanne AVA, 2008

6.     Cartwright, S. R., Pre-production planning for video, film and multimedia, Boston Focal, 1996