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Short courses on photography and materials testing

From: Debbie McCandlish <d.mccandlish<-a>
Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Short Courses
Continuing Professional Development Programme
The Textile Conservation Centre
Winchester UK

Testing Materials for Storage and Display
1 September 2005

    Preventive conservation is increasingly important but it is
    often difficult for conservators to know which materials are
    suitable for use in conservation standard storage and display.
    This one day intensive course seeks to clarify the situation
    through an introductory lecture explaining the chemical practice
    behind off-gassing etc. followed by workshop activities.

Introduction to Digital Photography
5 September 2005

    This course aims to cover the simple basic use of digital
    cameras.  This will highlight the advantages and disadvantages
    of digital cameras compared to traditional film based ones.
    There will be an emphasis on their use within conservation, but
    not to the exclusion of the important basic photographic

Advanced Digital Photography
6 September 2005

    This is aimed at those camera users who understand the basics of
    photography and want to explore the more complex techniques of
    digital imaging.  The use of supplementary lighting, flat-bed
    scanners, image manipulation, digital colour printing, data
    projectors and data storage will all be covered.  The use of
    infra-red and ultra-violet imaging within conservation will also
    be investigated.

All courses will run from 10am-4pm.
Lunch and refreshments are included

10 are places available and are booked on a first come first served
basis. To place a booking or for further information about the TCC

    Debbie McCandlish
    Secretary for Studies and Research
    The Textile Conservation Centre
    University Of Southampton
    Winchester Campus
    Park Avenue
    Winchester SO23 8DL
    +44 2380 597100
    Fax: +44 2380 597101
    dm1<-a t->soton< . >ac< . >uk

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