Photographic Digital Imaging
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Undergraduate Level 1
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- Domestic student fee:
- $795.00 (AUD)
- International student fee:
- $1,020.00 (AUD)
In this unit you will develop essential skills for handling post-production techniques in image retouching and montage needed in creating high quality images for screen and print production.
You must have access to the current or latest version of Adobe Photoshop (Not Photoshop Elements) to complete this unit.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- capture information-rich digital images suitable for post-production editing
- develop technical post-production image editing skills
- become aware of the illustrative potential of digital imaging software
- establish a basic knowledge of the Adobe Photoshop imaging software.
This unit addresses the following topics.
|3||Clone and stamp|
|6||The smooth tone and tonal mapping|
|7||Histograms, highlight, gamma and shadow adjustment and tonal clipping|
|8||Develop cropping, perspective cropping and canvas rotation|
|9||Familiarity with 'profile to profile' and 'same as source' printing techniques|
|10||Selection tools, quick mask, alpha channels and layer masks|
|11||Global and localised colour adjustments using 'adjustment layers'|
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Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a unit.
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This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:
- Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
- In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Unibooks textbook list.
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