Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Koninklijke Academie van Antwerpen
Photography: Digital imaging 213520/3298/2425/1/95
Study guide

Photography: Digital imaging 2

Academic year 2024-25
Is found in:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, programme stage 2
    • 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: You have to pass this course unit (will never be deliberated).
Total study time: 90,00 hours


previously registered for Photography: Digital imaging 1 OR previously registered for Photography: Technique 1.

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 masters the content and technical aspects at an advanced level.
The student masters the most recent and common software for image manipulation at advanced level.
The student masters various digital applications at an advanced level and can decide for himself where and how these applications can be used.
The student can manipulate a digital image and knows terminology that is specific to this technology.
The student is able to fulfill somewhat more complex assignments on an independent basis (in terms of content).
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 has his own visual language at advanced level.
BA6 - The student understands the characteristics of his/her personal designs and/or realizations and is able to communicate about this in an appropriate manner.
The student can grasp the meaning of his (autonomous) work at an advanced 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).

Course content

The students gain a better understanding of the technological basics of the processing of digital photographic images and the specific terminology to create a professional digital workflow for themselves.
The student learns photographic retouching and manipulation.
The student has an understanding of color theory as a scientific discipline and knows the different color spaces, knows the modern color photographic materials and their processing, knows the evolution of the image quality over the years, is familiar with traditional printing technologies and knows how to edit photos in a right manner in function of the printing process.
There is room for experimentation so that the student can understand the meaning of his autonomous work.
Application: study of the software through didactic exercises, supplemented by free assignments.

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