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Adobe Photoshop can be used to edit and manipulate photographic images. You will learn how to open, create, modify and apply various effects to photographic images. 

This course is available to be run on your site only.

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Target Audience: This course will suit you if you need to create, modify and apply various effects to photographic images.
  • Versions: CS6

  • Work with the Photoshop workspace
  • Navigate images
  • Resize and crop images
  • Make and work with selections
  • Create new layers and perform other basic layer functions
  • Transform images
  • Make various colour corrections using adjustment layers
  • Use various retouching and repairing techniques to correct images
  • Use layer masks, filters and blending modes
  • Apply layer effects and save them as a style
  • Create, edit and work with text
  • Print, share and save your images in various formats

Getting to know Adobe Photoshop

  • Palettes, the toolbox and options bar
  • Creating a new image
  • Brush tool essentials and selecting colours

Navigating Images

  • The document window and navigator panel
  • The hand and zoom tools
  • Working with multiple images

Digital Image Basics

  • Resizing and resampling images
  • Cropping images

Making Selections

  • Using the marquee tools
  • Working with selections
  • The lasso and polygonal tools
  • The magic wand and quick selection tool

Working with Layers

  • Creating layers and adding images
  • Changing layer stacking order and opacity
  • Transforming layers

Transforming Images

  • Flipping, rotating and straightening images
  • Fixing perspective problems with puppet warp
  • Scaling, skewing, rotating and warping images
  • Creating a panorama

Basic Tonal and Colour Corrections

  • Using adjustment presets
  • Using levels and curves to improve contrast
  • Opening up shadows
  • Repairing photos, adjusting colours and hues
  • Converting colour images to grayscale
  • Multi-layered images

Retouching and Repairing Images

  • Removing blemishes and reducing wrinkles
  • Whitening teeth and removing red eye
  • Removing unwanted objects and wires
  • Using the clone stamp tool

Masks, Filters and Blending Modes

  • Applying vignettes
  • Blending and sharpening images
  • Adding grain with the add noise filter
  • Applying a creative filter
  • Smoothing skin

Layer Effects Images

  • Applying a drop shadow and a glow
  • Adding borders and copying effects to layers
  • Saving layer effects as a style

Working with Text

  • Changing text size and colour
  • Changing the font family
  • Warping text and drawing paths for text
  • Filling text with an image

Printing, Sharing and Saving Images

  • Printing single images
  • Creating a pdf presentation
  • Creating a web photo gallery
  • Saving files
  • Optimising photos for the web

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Please note there is no pre-course work for this course.

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