Digital Storytelling 2

Photography, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 8645/2020 - 08/09/2020

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP + 10,0 OT

Lecturer
- Duarte Pinto Coelho Amaral Netto
- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
Encourage the student to develop autonomous work within the area of photography determined with the teachers. In this way, the student is challenged to structure a portfolio that introduces concepts about photography capture and its advanced post-production.
At the end of this course, each student should be able to produce, independently, from capture to final presentation.

Program
RAW digital development: color temperature, exposure, curves, lens correction and Photoshop import.
Skin treatment: Dodging & Burning, Frequency Seperation, Skin Tones and Color Grading.
Image selections: automatic and manual.
Image cropping techniques: tools and detailed selection.
Layers and editing techniques: light, shadows and three-dimensionality.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment of motivation, attendance and transmitted content.
Delivery of practical assignments.
Exam assessment: presentation and delivery of all practical work developed throughout the semester (80%) + one extra practical work.

Bibliography
- Faulkner & Chavez, . (2020). Adobe Photoshop Classroom in a Book. (Vol. .). Boston: Pearson Education

Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical classes with demonstration and execution of proposed exercises. Laboratory practices in which photographic research and student autonomy are encouraged.

Software used in class
Adobe Photoshop CC