Working with a Computer and Digital Imaging 3

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
307PD3 ZK 2 26S Czech winter

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Name of lecturer(s)


Learning outcomes of the course unit

This course is intended for advance work with digital images so students will be able to successfully communicate and collaborate iwth graphics pre-press studios or printers.

Mode of study


Zápočet (ZS): udělený na základě vypracovaného cvičení a účasti minim. 75%

Zkouška (LS): zahrnuje následující tematické okruhy:

1.Správa barev (CIE 1931, CIE Lab, princip barvové správy, ICC profily, mapování gamutů)

2.Problematika kalibrace a profilace monitoru, tiskárny a skeneru

3.Aplikace barvové správy v AdobePhotoshopu

4.Charakteristika formátů PostScript a PDF, export do formátu PDF.

5.Charakteristika základních operací tiskového workflow.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion of „Working with a Computer and Digital Imaging 1, 2.“

Course contents

Course description:

In connection with the 1st year - course „Working with a Computer and Digital Imaging“ - students will perform advanced adjustments to photos in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom (RAW files). Particular attention will be devoted to issues of color management. Students, alone, perform monitor, printer and scanner profiling and calibration. Acquired ICC profiles are applied in Adobe Photoshop and used in checking the preview and proof-sheet. With a view to the eventual collaboration with graphic pre-press studios or printers, students are introduced to the main essentials of PDF file creation with the related concepts.

Lecturer: Ing, Jiří Petera

Contact: 603 761 747,

Recommended or required reading

Digitální fotografie, Jan Ponec, Milič Jiráček: Univezita Palackého v Olomouci, 2002;

Color Manegemen Systém, Pavel Kočička: Grafie CZ,s.r.o., Praha 2003;

Správa barev, Bruce Fraser, Chris Murhy, Fred Bunting: Computer Press, Brno 2003;

PDF pro tisk, Petr Lozan, Jan Smékal, Kamil Třešňák; Grafie CZ,s.r.o, Praha 2007

Manuály- AdobePhotoshop.

Assessment methods and criteria


Credit: (Winter semester): awarded based on the processed exercise and participation minumum of 75%

Exam (Summer semester): containing the following topics:

  1. Color management (CIE 1931, CIE Lab, color control principles, ICC profiles, Gamut mapping)
  2. Monitor, printer and scanner profiling and calibration issues
  3. Application of color controllers in Adobe Photoshop
  4. PostScript, PDF format characteristics, export to PDF format.
  5. Fundamentals of printing workflow operations.



Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:

room PVPC
Pc Room - PVPC

(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 14:50–16:25 Jiří PETERA Pc Room - PVPC
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans