Imaging: Learning Units 1. Vision and Digital ImagingWe learn about visual perception and the digital encoding of reflected light. 2. Imaging Standards OverviewWe learn about the state of international imaging standards and guidelines. 3. Physical Care & HandlingWe learn about handling materials safely and discuss some myths about light exposure. 4. Imaging Technology OptionsWe learn about the fundamentals of scanners, viewing conditions, and lighting. 5. Imaging WorkflowWe consider imaging procedures and the ethics of producing archival quality images. 6. System PerformanceWe explore assessing imaging system capabilities using standardized test charts. 7. Bits and BitmapsWe learn about specifying and measuring resolution and bit depth. 8. Tone ResponseWe learn about assessing image tone/exposure and white balance/neutrality. 9. Color AccuracyWe introduce the fundamentals of visible color spaces and color encoding accuracy. 10. Image File FormatsWe learn about the TIFF and JPEG2000 file formats. 11. Image ProcessingWe explore ethics and techniques for normalizing master images and producing derivatives. 12. Image Metadata StandardsWe learn to document the technical features of digital images. 13. Costs and OutsourcingWe learn how to estimate imaging costs and work with third-party vendors. 14. Future of Digital ImagingWe consider the technical trends that are changing digital imaging.