Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Photography: Digital imaging 113517/3298/2425/1/90
Study guide

Photography: Digital imaging 1

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 1
    • Photography
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts
    • Photography
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Co-ordinator: Verdijk Lukas
Languages: Dutch, English
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 31.10.2024 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Possibility of deliberation: This course unit is eligible for deliberation according to the criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 90,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

BA1 - The student has the necessary artistic skills to design and/or realize a personal project within the broad spectrum of the visual arts under supervision.
The student knows the various visual elements.
BA2 - The student has the necessary knowledge, skills and insights regarding material, form, action, concepts, function and contents of the chosen medi
The student understands the basic principles of digital image manipulation. He / she can use the correct terminology.
The student masters the conceptual and technical aspects at beginners level.
The student masters the most recent and common software for image manipulation at beginners level.
The student can retouch and manipulate own photo material where necessary.
BA5 - When developing his/her personal visual language the students starts from a searching and reflective attitude when developing one's own visual language.
The student manages various digital applications at beginners level and can decide for himself where and how these applications can be used.
The student has his own visual language at beginners level.
The student can grasp the meaning of his/her (autonomous) work at beginners level.
BA7 - The student is able to organize his/her artistic project in consultation with others.
The student can complete an assignment within a predetermined timeframe (short and long term).
The student can fulfill simple assignments (in terms of content) on an independent basis.

Course content

The course covers working with image-editing software. The technical operation of a computer is clarified and the specific terminology explained. The student learns to retouch and manipulate photographs.There is room for experiment, so that the student can gain insight in his autonomous werk. Teaching methods: study of the software, complemented with didactic exercises (also personal work).

Educational organisation (list)

Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials26,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours64,00 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Eerste examenperiodeArtistic practical assessment100,00Student attendance is a requirement for this course unit. In case you are legitimately absent, bring a certificate to the secretariat as soon as possible.
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge and comprehension test during the examination series100,00

Evaluation (text)

Semester 1:
Exam: practical test (Photoshop) 80%
Permanent evaluation: 20%