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SEMESTER STARTUP

Basic Art Photo/ Digital : Syllabus   ART 2811
Visual Studies/ Photo Imaging/ Digital  : Syllabus
  VS 2852
Advanced Art Photo/ Digital : Syllabus   ART 3813

* Digital Photography Student Handbook *

Art Photo/ Digital : Semester Schedule   ART 2811
Visual Studies/ Photo Imaging/ Digital : Semester Schedule   VS 2852
Advanced Art Photo/ Digital : Semester Schedule
  ART 3813

Open Lab Hours - TYLER B30S - Spring 2013
Setting up PaperCut

DigiPhoto Equipment List (basic); Cameras, Data, Papers, Vendors
DigiPhoto Equipment List (int & adv)
; Camera, Data, Photo Paper, Vendors, Textbooks
Full Paper List; Luster/ Satin/ Silk, Matte

Departure Point; Self-Evaluation after Preview Crit
Digital Portfolio
; Creating an ongoing collection of your best work
Critique Decorum


DIGIPHOTO BASICS

DigiPhoto Basics; Principles of Digital Photography, Electronic Imaging, Digital Picture Data
DigiPhoto Aesthetics & Technique
; Information & Communication, the Four Disciplines,
Mystery & Light - Assignmet #1, Movement & Depth of Field - Assignmet #2, Darks & Lights - Assignmet #3
Camera Setup; Basic Settings, Shooting Control
Reading an Exposure Meter; Aperture, Shutter Speed
Framing & Composition; Investigation, Visualization, Framing, Shooting
MacIntosh Navigation Tips
; Keyboard Shortcuts, PhotoShop Toolbox

General Input Workflow
; Computer Turn On & Log In, Desktop Use, Create Storage Folders, Load Pix into Computer, Select Photos for Processing, Backup to Memory Stick, Backup to DVD
Using Keywords in Bridge; about keywords, creating keywords, assigning keywords, finding photos by keywords
Contact Sheets; Run Bridge, Select the photos, Select the Output module, Selet the template, Save the Contact Sheet

Basic Adjustments
; Adjustment Layers, Basic Normalization, Layers, Curves, Greyscale Conversion with Channel Mixer
Layer Sharpen; Editable sharpening recipe
Greyscale Conversion; black & white tool, presets, how filters work
Critique 01 Prep; Preparing photos for projection
Connect to Art Folder


Scanning Prints (Epson 2450); scanning procedure, post processing (straightening), retouching
Scanning Negatives (Epson v700, DigitaLIZA Scanning Mask)
; load the film into the scanning mask, prepare the scanner, start the software, set the scanning options for film negatives, make the scan, shutting down
Picture Specs, Print Sizes and Aspect Ratios

Photo Clichés
Cropping


AESTHETICS

Dancing Wu Li Masters - 'the Observer Effect'  (print) (scan)
Stephen Shore - 'Form and Pressure'


GREYSCALE CONVERSION

GreyScale Conversion; black & white tool, presets, how filters work
Advanced Greyscale Conversion - Visual Guide
; preview, splitting channels, combining channels, channel strategy, layer strategy, results


TONING

Toning with Gradient Map; add Gradient Map adjustment layer, open Gradient Editor, select colors, add additional colors to make Duotones
Toning Examples
; Toners: sepia, selenium, bleach, combinations, Emulsions: silver, cyanotype, van dyke brown, combinations, albumen prints, argyrotypes, carbon prints, chrysotype, platinum & palladium, salt prints, satista process, ziatype
Film Grain; add a film grain texture layer

EDITING

Selections; making initial selections, refining selections, quick mask, saving & loading selections, channels


PRINTING WITH THE EPSON 4880, 4800 & 3800

Digital Printing; shoot, process, print
Preparing Photos for Printing; resize, add a border, set max and min levels, save a 'printing file', make test print(s)
Epson 4800; Printing on Epson Printers
Custom Paper Sizes; for 8.5 x 11 or 13 x 19 centered page sizes...
Installing Color Profiles; downloading profiles, installing profiles
Printer Test Print; blackWhiteGrey_test_x535.tif
Compensation Curves for Correcting Printer Profiles

Guidelines for Print Sizing & Matting; archival quality, visual aesthetics, recommended print sizes, recommended mat sizes

Troubleshooting the Epson Printers
Printing on Heavy Paper

Digital Photo Paper; Paper for Digital Prints, Digital Printing Aesthetics, Printing Papers, Vendors
Test Strips; multiple passes, multiple slices


WEB PICTURES

Web Picture Preparation; preset settings, image sizes, saving
Accessing the ART FOLDER; connecting, disconnecting
POW Print Scaling
; for scanning prints with borders, Borrowing Web Pix


DUPLETS

Digital Duplets; Expand the Canvas, Add the Second Photo, Make a Border, Save the File, Make a Print, Webbing Duplets
Hyper-Duplets
; Hyper–Duplet Web Page, Define the Pictures, HTML Explanation, the Javascript Functions, the Complete HTML Code, Advanced Picture Sizing Tips, Example Pictures
Hyper-Duplet sample HTML pages : Horizontal : Vertical


COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Basic Color Phototography; Light and Vision, Color Theory, Color Space, Color Temperature
Working with Color; Color Modes, Color Balance to Evoke a Mood, Basic Adjustments, Color Adjustments, Eulation Techniques, Shooting Techniques
Color at Night; ambient light, reciprocity failure, painting with gels, dusk light, street light, superimposition, projection

SPECIAL EFFECTS RECIPES

Infrared; Pick a Picture, Mix the Channels, Soften the Picture, Add Noise, Colorize

PANORAMA, TILING AND FOCUS STACKING

Panorama; Panorama Shooting Tips, Aesthetic Goals, Hand Stitching, Photomerge, Tiling, Focus Stacking

HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE [HDR]

High Dynamic Range; Shooting, Loading Files, Basic Adjustments, Adjusting Dynamic Range, Convert HDR Files, Additional Adjustments

DYNAMIC PHOTOGRAPHY

AfterEffects Crossfade Anim, AfterEffects Crossfade Anim - Quick Guide
Example Pictures
Dynamic Photo sample HTML page

PRESENTATION

Matting Handbook, Final Requirements, Digital Portfolio, Creating a Digital Portfolio with Actions
Video: digital portfolio - black background
Video: digital portfolio with actions [10:01]


INKJET CARTRIDGE REFILL INSRTUCTIONS - MIS

Spongeless Cartridge Refill Instructions
Cartridge Refill - Video
Chip Resetter Instructions

 

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