Photoshop for Photographers

Photoshop for Photographers

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Photoshop for Photographers – Sydney Course

This is a course that teaches you how to edit your digital images and produce creative images. It is intended for serious photographers who wish to take the editing of their images to the next level using industry standard software. Adobe Photoshop will be the photo editing software used in this course to editing original images and for producing creative effects to achieve maximum impact. Students will discover the scope of creative possibilities offered by Photoshop.

This course is suitable for anyone new to Photoshop but with a practical understanding of digital photography principles.

Macquarie Community College also operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Carlingford, Eastwood, Chatswood, Blacktown, Richmond and many more. Enrol online today or call us to have a chat about your options.

Course Outline

In this course you will learn:

  • The program User Interface and Tools inc. Keyboard Shortcuts.
  • Cropping, resizing and Rotating images and making selections.
  • Colour correction and the use of Adjustment Layers.
  • Editing RAW images in Camera Raw mode for extra control.
  • The power of Layers for Compositing.
  • Merging images into Panoramas and HDR effects.
  • Creating Original Art for Photo Decor projects.
  • Saving and Printing work and creating Slide Shows.

Course Outcome

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Create original Photo Art from your digitally edited images.
  • Use Adobe Photoshop software proficiently.
  • Correct, enhance and edit your original digital images.
  • Prepare print ready files for output to various file formats.
  • Create original Photo Art from your digitally edited images.

What to Bring

Please bring a:

  • Notepad and pen – for making personal notes.
  • Your own images on a USB drive for editing.

No textbook required. Comprehensive course notes provided

Prerequisite: Essential

  • A solid working knowledge of Windows or Mac operating systems.
  • Competence in general file management.
  • Competence in downloading files from storage cards and understanding basic digital image creation.

Prerequisite: Desirable

Some experience in any image editing program on Mac or Windows is advantageous.

Delivery Mode

The course is delivered in a Computer Lab environment with each student having access to a PC workstation running Photoshop CS6.

A digital projector is used for demonstrating the software and procedures. Students are asked to bring in their own images for editing on USB. Provision for answering individual and personal questions is also allowed for in the classroom environment.

Other Information

There is plenty of onsite parking available at the venue.