Digital Photography 4

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

Lecturer
- Álvaro Francisco Magalhães Teixeira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
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.

Program
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 selection techniques;
Highlights and shadows concepts on photomontage;
Actions on Adobe® Photoshop®;

Evaluation Methodology
The assessment is obtained through 2 individual presentations, document texts(30%) and practical works (50%), and attendance(20%).
Only students with a minimum of 7 values will be admitted to exam.
The student is approved with 10 values or more.

Bibliography
- Evening, M. (2018). Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers 2018 Edition. New York: Focal Press
- Hunter, F. e Fuqua, P. Light, Science & Magic, An introduction to photographic lighting. .: Focal Press

Method of interaction
Theoretical/Practical classes

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