Photography and Image

Documentary Film Studies
5 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 3,0 OT


Not applicable.

The students should acquire critical, technical and artistic skills, understand the photographic picture, in all its dimensions and develop their own creative visual discourse.

The early days of photography;light and image properties; Image capture and perception; the stenopeic picture; photosensible surface; latent image; the law of reciprocity; the photometer; introduction to laboratory practice; photometry and sensitometry; camera and shutter; lenses and diafragm; filters and colour temperature; the 3 lights model.

Evaluation Methodology
a) Assiduity ? 7%
b) Participation ? 7%
c) 4 technical exercises performed during classes: Ex. 1 ? 10%; Ex. 2 ? 13%; Ex. 3 ? 15%; Ex. 4 ? 18%
d) End-of-semester phographic project - 30%


Method of interaction
a. Lectures in classroom
b. Practical lessons in the classroom
c. Practical lessons in the field

Software used in class
Adobe Photoshop