Digital Photography 3

Photography, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10072/2012 - 25/07/2012

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

- Álvaro Francisco Magalhães Teixeira

Not applicable.

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.
c)Assimilate the contrast,colour,density, and sharpening concepts.
d)Human skin retouching.

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 presentations, document texts (30%) and practical works (50%), and attendance (20%).

The student is approved with 10 values or more.

Only students with a minimum of 7 values in the assessment process regular will be admitted to exam.

The exam is divided in two parts, a theoretical (37,5%) and practical examination (62,5%).

- Fuqua, P. e Hunter, F. Light, Science & Magic, An introduction to photographic lighting. .: Focal Press
- Evening, M. (2018). Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers - 2018 Edition . New York: Focal Press

Method of interaction
Theoretical/Practical classes

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