Course Catalog 2011-2012
AML-2106 Still Media, 3 cr
|Study type||P1||P2||P3||P4||Summer||Implementations||Lecture times and places|
Personal portfolio created by personal tutoring and containing all asked process parts: 2 photographic tasks, processed materials (technical and artistic image processing).
Completion parts must belong to the same implementation
Principles and baselines related to teaching and learning
After the course the student is able to photograph and process images for personal semi-professional use and for digital image archives. The student can use the most common tools for basic, studio and achitectural photography. The student can use image metadata and measuring tools in image processing programs and use this data for image processing. Minimum requirement is knowledge for processing standard quality, copyrighted digital images for presentations and printing.
|Content||Core content||Complementary knowledge||Specialist knowledge|
|1.||The basics of digital cameras and image processing workflows.||Image processing tool add-ons. Lossless RAW image processing.||Digital file recovery. Restoration of image material.|
|2.||Workflows in picture taking and in digital image processing.||Perspective. Optical aberration corrections. Panorama- and fish-eye photography.||Special photography: close-up photography, digiscoping, endoscopy.|
|3.||Imaging equipment, materials and accessories.||Light sources, studio lights, electricity in studio.||Traditional silver-based photography, short introduction.|
|4.||Image post processing, printing and archives. Scanning. Image metadata (EXIF, IPTC, GPS, etc.).||Archival life of image materials. Archival space recommendations. PDF file format.||Copyrights and photographers rights.|
|5.||Image presentation equipment and basics of public image presentation.||Design of image presentation situations.|
Evaluation criteria for the course
Step-by-step personal projects consisting of technical and artistic imaging tasks (personal tutoring after each step). Finished project folder containing all project parts: credits based on artistic and tehnical aspects.
Numerical evaluation scale (1-5) will be used on the course
|Type||Name||Author||ISBN||URL||Edition, availability, ...||Examination material||Language|
|Summary of lectures||Ilkka Alavalkama||Suomi|
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|Implementation||Description||Methods of instruction||Implementation|
|Basics of digital photography and image processing. Gives skills to create images for architectural work material, reports and presentations.|