Københavns Erhvervsakademi


Photography and fieldwork (EN)

Engelsk titel
Photography and Fieldwork (EN)
Design & business
Professionsbachelor (top-up)
5. semester
Fagets/modulets varighed
3 uger
Udd. element
Guldbergsgade 29 N, København N
Fag- /modulansvarlig
Martin Hesseldahl
Tim Meicker
  • Indhold og læringsmål

    The aim of this elective module is to develop your visual literacy and build skills within photography, fieldwork and design anthropology.

    Through hands­‐on assignments you will build a photographic skill sets. Whether you shoot via your phone, with a professional digital single-­lens reflex camera, or use participant generated material, figuring out which of the photographs are most distinctive is often the hardest expertise to learn. We will discuss the fundamentals of editing, sequencing, and making sense of the images. The course will provide innovative, experimental exercises and discussions to help you improve seeing skills and inspire you to think differently about image making, personal vision and photographic practice.

    A fieldengagement project (conducted as a group experience) is part of the course. Through photographic experiments and participant involvement you will explore and represent a field/case study. You will furthermore reflect on what new knowledge is generated through these visual processes and visual representations, and how this designedly approach to field engagement might be used in other contexts e.g. future thesis building.

    The class is designed to be a learning journey for those newer to photography and fieldwork -­‐ and a creative kick‐start for those with more experience. All images will be uploaded for class viewing and discussion.


    ● Trend and sociology
    ● Ethics and environment
    ● concept development
    ● visual communication
    ● identity


    ● asses and justify the choice of material and design
    ● Use visual communication that supports product and concept
    ● apply anthropological methodology for collecting relevant data, processing, transforming and disseminating knowledge visually


    ● handle development-oriented tasks in design and idea generation

  • Undervisningsform
    ●group work
    ●field work
  • Forudsætninger for at deltage i faget

    Faglige forudsætninger for at deltage i faget
    The student must be enrolled in one of the following specializations at the Bachelor Design & Business in order to choose this elective module:

    •Sustainable Fashion
    •Fashion Management
    •Brand Design (DA)
    •Communication Design & Media (DA)

    Materielle forudsætninger for at deltage i faget
    Your own digital camera – anything from a reliable iPhone to a serious digital single-­‐lens reflex camera will do.

  • Prøve

    Læringsmålene for prøven er identiske med fagets/fagenes læringsmål

    Faget prøves
    Faget/modulet prøves selvstændigt
    The exam is based on a specific assignments within the elective subject area, in which the student will demonstrate an understanding of the practice and the centrally applied theory and method in relation to the elective subject.
    Kombineret skriftlig og mundtlig prøve
    The test consists of three elements:
    1. Written documentation of the process
    2. Oral exam
    3. Voting and notification of grades.
    The oral individual exam is based on one or more theoretical, methodological and practical elements of the module.
    Based on the written documentation of the process, which is drawn up and submitted before the oral exam.
    Documentation of process can be handed in as pictures, products, written production and the like. which is defined specifically for the individual elective subject by publishing a task frame at Fronter for PBA Design & Business at the start of the module.

    The oral exam is 20 minutes in total. 5 minutes presentation - 5 minutes professional dialogue - 10 minutes voting.
    The specific formal requirements for the oral test will be published on Fronter for PBA in Design and Business at the start of the module.
    Individuel eller gruppeprøve
    Anvendt sprog til prøven
    7-trins skala
    Intern censur
    Frist for aflevering
    The written exam must be handed in at the end of the module.
    The oral exam is placed on the elective's last day / days. Further information is published on Fronter or WiseFlow for PBA in Design and Business.
    Re-examination consists of a written assignment of 8 standard pages + /- 10%, and a portfolio with a number of practical tests and one product as defined by the elective. The re-exam is assessed by an internal examiner according to the 7-point grading scale and must be passed with a minimum grade of 02.
  • Foreløbig litteratur
    Dette er en foreløbig litteraturliste. Der udleveres en endelig litteraturliste i forbindelse med studiestart.
    Will be available at the beginning of the module.
timer undervisning
timer forberedelse
Tallene viser omfanget af arbejdsbelastningen relateret til faget fordelt på forskellige studieaktiviteter.

På faget Photography and fieldwork (EN) modtager du 47 timers undervisning, hvilket svarer til 63 lektioner (1 lektion = 45 min.) og 34% af din samlede arbejdsbelastning på faget.

Undervisningen vil primært bestå af følgende aktiviteter: interne forelæsninger, gruppearbejde, klasseundervisning, tværfaglig projektorganiseret undervisning.
Forberedelsen vil primært bestå af følgende aktiviteter: læsning af egne noter, læsning af pensum, forberedelse til prøve, prøve.

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