Course Duration – One Day
This course focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered.
Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, this course will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.
This course is aimed at people including professional or amateur photographers who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to enhance, modify, and organize their photographs.
Getting Started with Photoshop
- Introduction to Photoshop
- Adobe Bridge and Mini Bridge
- Navigate the Photoshop Workspace
- Customize the Photoshop Workspace
Beginning with Image Basics
- Manage Image Elements and Formats
- Work with Digital Devices
Managing Selections and Layers
- Use Selection Tools
- Manage Layers
Making Image Adjustments
- Modify an Image
- Image Repairs
- Layer Adjustments
- Introduction to Camera Raw
Saving Images for Web and Print
- Save Images for the Web
- Save Images for Print
You should have a basic comfort level with digital photography. For example, you have used a digital camera and have downloaded images to your computer or other storage device.
You should also have basic computer skills and understand how to launch an application, browse to locate and open files, and can navigate to on-screen elements using a mouse or other navigational devices.