Rehan Zia

Dr Rehan Zia

  • Senior Lecturer in Computer Animation
  • Weymouth House W241, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Favourites

  • Zia, R., 2019. The Digital Photograph as a Craft Object. In: Fourteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society 19-21 June 2019 Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Zia, R., 2019. Visualisation for Digital Multi-Shot Photography. In: Weinel, J., Bowen, J.P., Diprose, G. and Lambert, N., eds. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts Conference 2019 8-11 July 2019 London. Proceedings of EVA London 2019, 330-335 BCS London.
  • Zia, R., 2018. Rehan's Zone System. In: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts 10-12 July 2018 London.
  • Zia, R., 2018. New technologies, same look - Crafting high dynamic range photographs to create a classical oil painting look. In: Thirteenth International Conference on The Arts in Society 27-29 June 2018 Vancouver B.C..
  • Zia, R.. LandEscapes - Treading the line between fantasy and realism. Bourne Lounge, Bournemouth International Centre BH2 5BH. 6 December 2016-12 January 2017.

Journal Articles

Conferences

  • Zia, R., 2021. Documenting digital creative practice. In: EVA London 2021 5-9 July 2021 Online.
  • Zia, R., Balaji, S. and Chun, J., 2021. Teaching Camera Craft Online during the Covid Pandemic. In: Sixteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society 16-18 June 2021 The University of Western Australia, School of Design.
  • Zia, R., 2020. Digital Photography as Reflexive Practice. In: Fifteenth International Conference on The Arts in Society 24-26 June 2020 Galway, Ireland. https://cgscholar.com/community/community_profiles/the-arts-in-society/community_updates/121628?fbclid=IwAR3Rbl06oSQTxH6Ppl8fGJCM87zNgR17bPGgGVsB_OOELdg8tbFtCsZ8m34.
  • Zia, R., 2019. The Digital Photograph as a Craft Object. In: Fourteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society 19-21 June 2019 Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Zia, R., 2019. Visualisation for Digital Multi-Shot Photography. In: Weinel, J., Bowen, J.P., Diprose, G. and Lambert, N., eds. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts Conference 2019 8-11 July 2019 London. Proceedings of EVA London 2019, 330-335 BCS London.
  • Zia, R., 2018. Rehan's Zone System. In: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts 10-12 July 2018 London.
  • Zia, R., 2018. New technologies, same look - Crafting high dynamic range photographs to create a classical oil painting look. In: Thirteenth International Conference on The Arts in Society 27-29 June 2018 Vancouver B.C..
  • Zia, R., 2015. The Brick Wall Project. In: 7th Annual Postgraduate Conference 20-21 January 2015 Bournemouth University Talbot Campus.
  • Zia, R., 2014. Tonemapping Multi-shot Digital Photographs of Real World Environments. In: Ng, K. and Bowen, J., eds. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts London 2014 8-10 July 2014 London.
  • Zia, R., 2013. Corfe Castle - In a Different Light. In: Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2013) 29-31 July 2013 London, UK.
  • Zia, R. and Udall, A., 2012. Identifying words that do not affect image judgment. In: 4th Annual PGR Conference 4 June 2012 Bournemouth University Talbot Campus.
  • Chang, J., Zhang, J.J. and Rehan, Z., 2009. Fast Vehicle Crash Modelling for Games. In: IEEE First International Conference Games and Virtual Worlds for Serious Applications 23-24 March 2009 Technocentre Coventry University, UK.. , 141-147 IEEE Computer Society.

Theses

Exhibitions

  • Anderson, E. and Gingrich, O.. Once Upon a Time in Animation. Once Upon a Time in Animation. Poole Museum. 22 May-4 July 2021.
  • Zia, R.. The Brick Wall and Beyond. Photographic prints. The Atrium Gallery, Bournemouth University Talbot Campus. 17 January-7 February 2015.
  • Zia, R.. Landscape Photography exhibition. Landscape Photography exhibition. Poole Lighthouse. 13 February-7 March 2015.
  • Zia, R.. From Top to Bottom - Material Differences. Poole Lighthouse. 23 January-20 February 2016.
  • Zia, R.. Rehan Zia Landscape Photography. Photographic prints. RSPB Arne. 27 May-29 July 2016.
  • Zia, R.. North of Hadrian's Wall. Photographic prints. Corfe Castle Tea Rooms, The Square, Corfe Castle BH20 5EZ. 25 May 2013-24 May 2014.
  • Cameron, J.. Cameron & Talbot Gallery Exhibition. The Old Blacksmiths/Grange Rd, Wareham BH20 5DG. 27 May 2016.
  • Zia, R.. LandEscapes - Treading the line between fantasy and realism. Bourne Lounge, Bournemouth International Centre BH2 5BH. 6 December 2016-12 January 2017.
  • Zia, R.. Purbeck Landscapes. Corfe Castle Tea Rooms, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham BH20 5EZ. 25 May 2013-24 May 2014.
  • Zia, R.. Dorset Landscapes. Photographic prints. The Greyhound Inn, The Square, Corfe Castle, Wareham BH20 5EZ. 25 May 2013-4 January 2015.
  • Zia, R.. Dorset Landscapes. Photographic prints. Lavish Life, 14 Westbourne Arcade, Bournemouth BH4 9AY. 24 May 2014-4 January 2015.
  • Zia, R.. Purbeck Art Weeks 2016. Rollington Barn, Studland Road, Corfe Castle BH20 5JG. 28 May-12 June 2016.
  • Zia, R.. Purbeck Art Weeks Festival 2018. Photographic Prints. Purbeck Art Weeks Festival 2018. Rollington Barn. 26 May-10 June 2018.
  • Zia, R.. Purbeck Art Weeks Festival 2019. Rollington Barn. 25 May-9 June 2019.
  • Zia, R.. Landscapes on the Cusp of the Real & the Fantastic. Digital photographic prints. The Lees Gallery, Bournemouth University Talbot Campus. 19 August-20 December 2019.

Invited Lectures

  • HDR photography & image based lighting overview, Westerdals, Kristiania University College, Norway, 11 May 2021 more
  • Best Practice in Teaching Creative Arts and Media, Fatima Jinnah University for Women, Rawalpindi, 03 Jan 2020 more
  • Photography and Visual Effects Workshop, Fatima Jinnah University for Women, Rawalpindi, 01 Jan 2020 more
  • HDR, Photogrammatry and Compositing, COMSATS University, Lahore, 26 Dec 2019 more
  • My journey through the Practice-led PhD, Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Karachi, 12 Dec 2019 more
  • Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, 16 Feb 2018 more
  • Lighting and insights into photography practice, The Friends Meeting House, Boscombe, Bournemouth, 10 Feb 2016 more

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • The objective is to create an activity that is fun, educational and helps primary and secondary school kids and their parents to practice their creativity and get a taste for visual storytelling.
  • Using case studies from his practice, Rehan will be providing insights into the photography capture and post-production process. You can view some of Rehan’s work at: www.rehanzia.net
  • Digital Landscape Photography workshop
  • Rehan aims to create photoreal landscape images that lie on the cusp of fantasy and reality and challenge the viewer’s notion of the real and the unreal. The images on display primarily consist of local landscapes and seascapes.

Conference Presentations

  • Fifteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society, Digital Photography as Reflexive Practice, 24 Jun 2020, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland

Qualifications

  • PhD in Photography/Visual Effects (Bournemouth University, 2020)
  • MA in Digital Effects (Bournemouth University, 2007)
  • MSc in Computer Science (Iqra University, 2004)
  • BSc (Hons) in Computing (Staffordshire University, 2003)

Honours

  • Fellowship (Royal Photographic Society, 2021)
  • Fellowship (Royal Society for Arts, 2021)

Memberships

  • Royal Photographic Society, Fellow,
  • The Royal Society for Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Fellow,

Social Media Links

  • The 10 picture story challenge is aimed at encouraging school going children and parents to learn and apply the principles of visual storytelling whilst staying at home during the Corona Virus lockdown. This challenge is open to public worldwide. The material uploaded to the website contains the author's own teaching and learning material as well as relevant links and videos from other sources., http://www.rehanzia.net/10picstory
  • Portfolio of photography practice/practice research blog, http://www.rehanzia.net/
  • http://www.rehanzia.net/