Photographic Methods

Conservation and Restoration
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Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Students will be provided with technical and scientific resources that will enable them to learn photographic techniques as a tool for applied work, particularly in the area of conservation/restoration.

Program
1.Photography as a complex system
2.The object approach
3.The interaction of light and matter
4. The close-up photography: micro and macro
5.Object photography: two-dimensional and three-dimensional
6.Light sources in photography
7.Surface examination method
8. Facilities and equipments, handling care and rules of usage.

Evaluation Methodology
Assessment is based on class performance and the presentation and defense of practical coursework assignments.

Bibliography
- AA. VV., .. (1992). Problemi di Restauro, Riflessioni e Richerche. .: Edizioni Firenzi
- Blaker, A. (1989). Handbook for Scientific Photography. London: Focal Press
- Thomas, B. (1980). Light - Its Interation with Art and Antiquities. New York: Plenum Press
- AAVV, A. (1992). Problemi di Restauro, Riflessioni e Richerche. (Vol. 1). (pp. 1-150). Florença: Edifir
- Soudo, J. e Silveira Ramos, M. (0). Manual de Técnicas de Iluminação em Fotografia. Acedido em 9 de novembro de 2014 em https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6359651/manuais%20de%20fotografia/3_Manual_Ilum_Foto.pdf
- Soudo, J. e Silveira Ramos, M. (0). Manual de Técnicas Fotográficas. Acedido em 9 de novembro de 2014 em https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6359651/manuais%20de%20fotografia/1_Manual_Tec_Foto.pdf
- Ventura, A. (0). Fotografia Aplicada - algumas considerações gerais. Acedido em 10 de novembro de 2014 em https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6359651/foto%20aplicada/foto_aplicada%202.pdf

Method of interaction
A number of structured exercises are proposed that help students understand and master the photographic processes.

Software used in class
Not applicable.