Photoshop and Image Editing—
a way into the very large world of image manipulation
course for photo enthusiasts and professionals
size: Maximum 3, minimum 2
courses offer 8 hours of instruction divided into four 2 hour sessions.
Photoshop is a very big program. Photoshop’s
powerful versatility is sometimes
its most limiting factor, and causes most of the confusion.
“If there are 10 ways to do the same thing, which one should
important to have a good starting point, a good base.
In this course we will concentrate on becoming proficient with
the selection tools, and with manipulating layers.
Many of Photoshop’s other functions will become manageable
after those two areas come under control.
will work with color and density controls, adding text, preparing images
for web presentation, and printing. We will also examine the automated tools — proof sheets,
web display, picture packages — that save hours of time.
course will be taught from the standpoint of a working photographer.
We will work with examples to show how problems get solved in a
real working environment.
those who have installed Photoshop Elements, the instruction
will be oriented to that program.
course is a logical follow-on to the Digital
Basics course, which offers an introduction to the digital
workflow. It is a good idea to have a solid grasp of the issues
covered in the Digital Basics course before venturing into the more
complex world of image editing.