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Nanette Salvaggio

Lecturer
Photographic Sciences Program
College of Art and Design

585-475-7313
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Nanette Salvaggio

Lecturer
Photographic Sciences Program
College of Art and Design

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BS, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-475-7313

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PHPS-107
3 Credits
This is the second course in a two-semester course based in the study of the technology of photography, with emphasis on applications to real world photographic problems. Among the topics studied will include color vision, Munsell color system, CIELAB system, color theory, color management, digital color balance during post-processing, digital tone reproduction, and digital workflows.
PHPS-599
1 - 3 Credits
Photography independent study will provide students with the ability to study in a specialized area with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty adviser will propose a course of study. Photography Independent Study students must obtain permission of an instructor and complete the Independent Study Permission Form to enroll. **Note: Students can only earn up to 6 credits of independent study towards completion of their degree**
PHPS-106
3 Credits
This course is part of a two-course sequence that explores the technology of photography. The photographic technology course demonstrates the application of physics, mathematics and optical science behind the technology of image making. The course also provides the students with the opportunity to employ statistical data analysis to identify trends through laboratory exercises utilizing principles of scientific inquiry. Among the topics explored are the optics and physics of image formation, lens evaluation, light sources, digital light-sensitive materials, digital workflows, variability, quality control and photographic effects.
PHPS-207
3 Credits
This course will explore the anatomical structure, function, and physiology of the human eye and brain and their relationship to vision, color, visual perception and imaging systems. The biology and physiology of the eye and psychology of visual perception will be explored. The concepts of depth perception in human vision as they relate to both two-dimensional and three-dimensional contexts will be examined. Relationships of image brightness, contrast and how visual processes lead to seeing will be addressed.
IMSM-301
3 Credits
This course will explore the business and technology fundamentals used in imaging systems. There will be an emphasis on the operation of devices/components used to optimize imaging systems. Fundamental concepts prevalent in imaging systems such as resolution, dynamic range, sensor architectures, printer and monitor technologies, color spaces, and image processing workflows will be presented. Emphasis will be on underlying principles of these technologies, proper selection of them, and how to best apply that knowledge to solve problems in the imaging industry. Potential careers in the imaging industry will be presented throughout the course.

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Salvaggio, Nanette and Josh Shagam. Basic Photographic Materials and Processes. 4th ed. New York, New York: Routledge, 2020. Print.