Course detail

Modern Reproduction Processes

FCH-MCO_MRPAcad. year: 2019/2020

Digital photography. Objective evaluation of digital cameras. Inkjet printing of digital photographs. Media for inkjet printing. Archival stability of inkjet printouts. The methods of accelerated ageing of inkjet prřintouts. Basic concepts of colour management. The colour, spectral curves, light sources, standard observer. Colour measurement, fluorescence, metamerism, chromatic components, colour gamut. Measuring instruments. Profile-making software. Device dependent and independent colour spaces, their conversion. Colour management system. Input and output devices of production open system. Colour management system in graphic art workflow. The profiles of devices, device independent profiles - their creation and tuning. The input and output devices profiles. Colour management system in Windows and selected applications. Colour control and ink formulation.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will obtain the theoretical knowledge of digital photographic technology and colour management system.

Prerequisites

physical chemistry, photochemistry, photographic processes

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Sharma A.: Understanding Color Management. Delmar Learning, New York 2004. (EN)
Fraser B., Murphy C., Bunting F.: Real World Color Management. Peachpit Press, Berkeley 2005. (EN)
McDonald L. W.: Digital Heritage. Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, London 2007. (EN)
May E., Jones M.: Conservation Science. RSC Publishing, Cambridge, UK 2007. (EN)
Kipphan H.: Handbook of Print Media. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg 2001. (EN)
Kaplanová M., ..., Veselý M., a kol.: Moderní polygrafie, Praha 2010 (CS)
Fraser B., Murphy C., Bunting F.: Správa barev, Praha 2009. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course uses teaching methods in form of Lecture - 2 teaching hours per week. The e-learning system (LMS Moodle) is available to teachers and students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Oral exam

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Digital photography. Objective evaluation of digital cameras. 2. Inkjet printing of digital photographs. 3. Media for inkjet printing. Archival stability of inkjet printouts. The methods of accelerated ageing of inkjet printouts. 4. Basic concepts of colour management. 5. The colour, spectral curves, light sources, standard observer. 6. Colour measurement, fluorescence, metamerism, chromatic components, colour gamut. Measuring instruments. Profile-making software. 7. Device dependent and independent colour spaces, their conversion. 8. Colour management system. 9. Input and output devices of production open system. 9. Colour management system in graphic art workflow. 10. The profiles of devices, device independent profiles - their creation and tuning. 11. The input and output devices profiles. 12. Colour management system in Windows and selected applications. 13. Colour control and ink formulation.

Aims

The aim of the course Modern Reproduction Processes is to provide students with digital photography, objective evaluation of digital cameras, inkjet printing, methods of durability ad lightfastness evaluation of printouts and with colour management system in colour communication, in workflow of pre-press technologies.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

None

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NKCP_SCH Master's

    branch NKCO_SCH , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NPCP_SCH Master's

    branch NPCO_SCH , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

eLearning