Scanning Techniques


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

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

- Miguel Duarte Antunes da Silva Jorge


An overview of scanning processes on the various existing photographic media as well as the application of the different digital capture processes. Setting the appropriate scanning parameters for each photographic support.

Comparison of various photo shooting equipment such as light box or slide duplicator with different DSLR digital cameras.

Evaluation Methodology
Continuous assessment (motivation, attendance and content taught).

1. Module I_30%.
2. Module II_60%.
3. Attendance_10%

Exam-based assessment: submission of coursework developed over the semester.

- Steinhoff, S. (2009). Scanning Negatives and Slides: Digitizing Your Photographic Archives. (pp. 1-256). Richmond: Rocky Nook
- Kennedy, J. (0). Digitally Archive and Share Historical Photographs, Documents, and Audio Recordings. Acedido em 18 de fevereiro de 2020 em
- Koren, O. (0). Scanners. Acedido em 18 de fevereiro de 2020 em

Method of interaction
Theoretical-practical lessons demonstrating the different methodologies with the equipment used; Practical laboratory lessons involving editing and post-production of scanned images.

Software used in class