Post-processing of photographs

Description

The characteristics of software and techniques used in post-processing photographs.

Alternative labels

post-processing of photos
the post-processing of photographs
post-processing of a photograph

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Post-processing of photographs is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Photographic developer: Photographic developers use chemicals, instruments, and darkroom photographic techniques in specialised rooms in order to develop photographic films into visible images.
Picture editor: Picture editors select and approve photographs and illustrations for newspapers, journals and magazines. Picture editors make sure that the photographs are delivered on time for publication.
Motion picture film developer: Motion picture film developers develop film material into visible videos and material. They develop the footage into different formats, such as 65-70mm and 8mm, and presentations, such as black and white and colour. They work small cine-films per request of clients.

Optional knowledge

Post-processing of photographs is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Desktop publisher: Desktop publishers are responsible for the layout of publications. They use computer software to arrange texts, photographs and other materials in a pleasing and readable finished product.
Design and applied arts vocational teacher: Design and applied arts vocational teachers instruct students in their specialised field of study, applied arts and crafts, which is predominantly practical in nature. They provide theoretical instruction in service of the practical skills and techniques the students must subsequently master for an applied arts and crafts profession, such as graphic designer or interior designer. Design and applied arts vocational teachers monitor the students’ progress, assist individually when necessary, and evaluate their knowledge and performance on the subject of applied arts and crafts through assignments, tests and examinations.
Product and services manager: Product and services managers are in charge of defining the content and structure of a catalogue or portfolio within a company.

 


 

References

  1. Post-processing of photographs – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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