Digital Photography 4

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

- Álvaro Francisco Magalhães Teixeira

Not applicable.

a)Developing a workflow for fashion,beauty and advertising photo shoots.b) Demonstrate to students advanced concepts of digital retouching of skin human applied to fashion and beauty work.c)Developing methodologies for creating fictional photographic images.

1 ? Advanced techniques of human skin retouching

Uniformity of skin tones;
Adjustment layers and their masks;
Colour and contrast control;
Blend layers;
Sharpening and image sizes.

2 ? Production of photographic images of fictional reality.
Adobe® CameraRaw®: Batch developing of RAW files;
Workflow configuration for studio photo shoots in tethered mode;
Cutting with vector techniques;
Advanced techniques for selection;
Highlights and shadows concepts on photomontage;
Actions on Adobe® Photoshop®;
Colour profiles;

Evaluation Methodology
The assessment is obtained through 2 individual presentation of practical work, one work by content,(1;2).
The final mark is calculated as follows:
Individual reports of exercises(30%)
Results obtained in the practical exercises(50%)

- Fuqua, P. e Hunter, F. Light, Science & Magic, An introduction to photographic lighting. .: Focal Press
- Evening, M. (2016). Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers 2016 Edition. New York: Focal Press

Method of interaction
Theoretical/Practical classes

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