Chromogenous Processes

Photography
6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 45,0 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Paula Cristina Dias Lourenço

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
On completion of this module students should:
- Understand the basics of colour (meaning, interactions)
- Understand the most common colour print processes
- Have an overview of the historical evolution of colour processes
- Have gained awareness of colour adjustment
- Be able to print in colours.

Program
The color: interactions, relativity, history and psycology.
Colour magnification. Chromogenous negatives and colour prints. Colour developing and sensitometry. The different print processes. Colour analysis methods. History of the chromogenous process.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment: two tests, two photographic challenges, laboratory reports and one project. A minimum mark of 10/20 in all components is required to pass.

Bibliography
- Hirsch, R. (2011). Exploring Color Photography: from film to pixeis. London: Focal Press
- Wall, E. (1925). The History of Three-Color Photography. Boston: American Photographic Publishing Company
- Coe, B. (1978). Color Photography, the first hundred years 1840-1940. London: Ash & Grant
- Welford, S. (1971). L.P.Clerc's Photography Teory and Practice, #6 Colour Processes. (Vol. 6). London: Focal Press

Method of interaction
Lectures exploring the theoretical contents and laboratory classes (practice and experimentation).

Software used in class
Not applicable.