Digital Printing and Colour Management

Photography
6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 45,0 TP + 5,0 OT

Lecturer

Prerequisites
Not applicable

Objectives
On completion of this module the students should be familiarised with the digital print process, be able to produce photographic proofs with accuracy and efficiency. They should be able to create a colour management system in order to control colour information from capture to printing.

Program
Fundamentals of printing.
Printers management and printing layout.
Quality control.
Introduction to project.
Description and calibration of screens. Creation of colour profiles for scanners.
Creation of colour profiles for digital cameras.
Alignment of jet printers and ink jet printers.

Evaluation Methodology
Class performance, attendance and critical skills. Modules 1, 2 and 3 are accompanied by practical exercises. Final mark is the average of all group assignments (30%), the written test (30%) and the final project (40%).

Bibliography
- BUNTING, F. e FRASER, B. e MURPHY, C. (2003). Real World Color Management. Berkeley: Peachpit Press

Method of interaction
Theoretical/practical classes.

Software used in class