Photography is an essential tool in the daily work of a clinic. It is needed in order to document treatments and clinical cases for a variety of purposes: teaching, presentations at scientific events, communicating with colleagues, with laboratory technicians and with patients. And lastly, it provides incalculable assistance for quality control. A magnified photograph can clearly show what the naked eye fails to notice.
- To be familiar with the equipment needed to take photos in the clinic.
- To understand the basic concepts of photography.
- To learn to take light measurement.
- To learn the required camera settings and the different types of flashes (annular, dot light).
- Studio lighting techniques for extra-oral and portrait photography.
- Digital workflow: storage, editing and image processing.
Competences the students will acquire
Students will be capable of taking high quality intra-oral, extra-oral and portrait images to document clinical cases and to use them in the communication of clinical and scientific issues. They will learn to use flashes and studio light sources.