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April digital imaging workshops

17 March 2008

A summary of April workshops for staff run by the University’s Technical Advisory Service for Images.

The University’s Technical Advisory Service for Images (TASI) is holding various workshops for staff over the next few weeks.

TASI provides advice and training on digital images, from using a digital SLR camera and Photoshop to building an image collection. As a service funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee, TASI supports staff within further and higher education institutions and provides a free helpdesk service (

TASI also runs regular workshops and courses. The following workshops are coming up in April:

Digital Photography – Level 1
To provide an understanding of the techniques and skills needed to produce the best quality images from a digital SLR camera. Some background theory will be supported by hands-on practical exercises in photography.
1 April 2008

Digital Photography – Level 2
To provide an introduction to the effective operation of a digital SLR and explain how the camera controls can be used to improve the user's photography. The course also explains how to illuminate small 2D and 3D objects using tungsten and fluorescent studio lighting.
2 April 2008

Image Capture – Level 3
To develop an advanced theoretical understanding of capturing digital images by undertaking practical exercises. This workshop will teach you how to digitally capture awkward objects and ensure colour accuracy.
8 April 2008

Introduction to Image Metadata
To introduce the issues involved in creating metadata for image collections, through explanation, discussion and practical activities.
10 April 2008

Photoshop – Level 3
To provide a developed understanding of Photoshop's tools and features for modifying and optimising digital images.
15 April 2008

Building a Departmental Image Collection
This substantially revised course for 2008 will provide hands-on experience of creating, managing and delivering an image collection.
25 April 2008

The full training programme and booking information are available online. You can also receive news of forthcoming TASI workshops by subscribing to the RSS feed.


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