Digital imaging

ARC00082M

Module leader: James Taylor, Neil Gevaux

Aims

Digital imaging techniques are increasingly becoming part of the standard expected toolkit for heritage professionals in commercial and research-oriented archaeology. This course will offer an opportunity for Masters students to become familiar with the technological affordances of a range of both standard and cutting-edge techniques. By engaging with digital imaging techniques, students will:

  • Demonstrate understanding of how different imaging techniques produce different insights into archaeological data.
  • Be able to match imaging techniques to particular research questions.
  • Display familiarity with imaging equipment and editing software.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module students will be able to:

  • Engage with cutting-edge digital imaging techniques
  • Understand how to produce a range of images with digital photography
  • Create publication-specific media for print and digital dissemination
  • Understand the data behind a range of imaging techniques
  • Understand issues such as paradata, copyright and archiving of images