Graphics Design and Digital Imaging
This course introduces students to the basic aspects of photography, digital image manipulation and graphical design.
With the use of hands-on sessions, students will be presented with a wide diversity of techniques and open-source tools.
- Introduction to basic aspects of photography: Microscopy imaging, Macro photography, Nature photography
- Introduction to the use of GIMP –theory + practicals (freeware alternative for adobe photoshop)
- Introduction to the use of Inkscape –theory + practicals (freeware alternative for adobe illustrator)
- Introduction to various graphical products and how to make them (posters, infographics, ... ).
1 Be able to take photos using regular digital (reflex) cameras.
2 Understand the technical aspects of photography.
3 Understand and be able to manipulate images using open source graphical software.
4 Understand and be able to create vector based graphical products using open source graphical software.
Further course information can be found here: https://studiekiezer.ugent.be/studiefiche/en/C004034/2022