Photography 230 C

Advanced Retouching and Digital Workflow

  • 3 Units -
  • 2 hour lecture,
  • 4 hour lab

COURSE CONTENT AND SCOPE (instructional topics or units)

  1. Review of Digital Capture Workflow
  2. Hardware
    1. Discussion of prevailing camera systems
    2. Camera setup and operation
    3. MAC Computer platform discussion
      1. Computer setup and operation
      2. Basic trouble shooting for camera and computer
      3. Sensor cleaning
  3. Digital Image Input
    1. Tethered shooting skills
    2. Shooting to media cards
      1. Selection of media card formats
      2. Using specialty card readers
  4. Understanding of I/O connection options and cable types
    1. Firewire
    2. USB
    3. eSATA
    4. Thunderbolt
  5. Hard drive set up and storage
    1. Hard drive size and speed
    2. RAID discussion
  6. Monitors
    1. Selection of monitor type
    2. Advanced calibration standards
      1. Working color spaces
      2. Color temperature
      3. Contrast ratio
  7. Camera Profiling
  8. Retouching
  9. Advanced Shoot Organization
    1. File naming conventions
    2. Shot folder hierarchy
    3. Metadata-keywords, starring and labeling
    4. Image delivery
    5. Custom image processing
    6. Batch image processing
    7. Creating and uploading web gallery
    8. On set proof printing
    9. Hard media
    10. Electronic file delivery
  10. Advanced Exposure Analysis
    1. Histogram
    2. Highlight/shadow warning
  11. Set Etiquette
  12. Advanced Archiving Strategies