Sensitometry 1

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

- Rui Manuel Domingos Gonçalves


The students should familiarise themselves with the concepts and techniques involved in the selection and handling of photosensitive materials, either chemically or physically, in order to get accurate results.

1-Fundamental concepts - Physics and Mathematics.
2-Natural and Artificial Light Sources.
3-Human Eye.
4-Sensitometry - densitometers, sensitometric results, sensitometric and Metering Applications.

Evaluation Methodology
Students are evaluated by their performance in class and written tests at the end of the semester.

- Spencer, D. (1971). Applied Photography. New York: Focal Press Limited
- Eggleston, J. (1990). Sensitometry for Photographers. New York: Focal Press
- Gonçalves, R. (2015). Sebenta de Sensitometria - Foto. ESTT-IPT: UDMF-ESTT-IPT

Method of interaction
Lectures exploring the theoretical concepts related with light and the forms of capturing it. Image sensors tests - analogue systems.

Software used in class
Not applicable