Fotografia Digital 3

Fotografia
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Álvaro Francisco Magalhães Teixeira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
a)To acquaint students with the basic concepts of digital photographic process.b)Develop a workflow optimizing technical and human resources for the production of photographic images from digital equipment’s.c)Assimilate the contrast,colour,density, and sharpening concepts.d)Human skin retouching.

Program
1 - Workflow with RAW files and management of digital images in Adobe® Bridge®

RAW files characteristics.
RAW developer: Adobe® CameraRaw®;
Adobe® DNG® Converter® and the importance of DNG® files on preservation a digital photographic archive;
Adobe® Bridge®: workflow, organization and file classification;
Metadata management;
File numbering and structuring of a digital photographic archive.

2 - Introduction to digital retouching of human skin.

Workflow for photo shoots in the studio;
Ratios lighting for portrait;
Workflow in Adobe® Bridge® to photo shoots in the studio;
Digital retouching techniques to human skin applied to portraits.

Evaluation Methodology
The assessment is obtained through 2 individual presentation of practical work, one work by content,(1;2).
The final mark is calculated as follows:
Individual reports of exercises(30%)
Results obtained in the practical exercises(50%)
Attendance20%

Bibliography
- Fuqua, P. e Hunter, F. Light, Science & Magic, An introduction to photographic lighting. .: Focal Press
- Evening, M. (2010). Adobe Photoshop CS5 for Photographers. New York: Focal Press

Method of interaction
Theoretical/Practical classes

Software used in class
Adobe® Photoshop® CS4®
Adobe® Bridge® CS4®