This editing course is designed to give you the basic skills to edit your images with confidence and get great prints. You are taught on the latest Photoshop software and we help you understand the work area and master the different menu options, tools and palettes that are part of the image editing process. By the end of the course you will be producing amazing results on your own images! This course is offered in Johannesburg at Saxonwold and Fourways, as well as in Pretoria and KwaZulu-Natal.
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BASIC PHOTOSHOP – THE ESSENTIALS – R3,980.00
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Welcome to the world of digital manipulation and editing. Since the advent of digital photography the responsibility for delivering quality prints has moved from the lab to the photographer. Programs like Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Photoshop® Elements give us an incredible amount of scope to “fine-tune” our photographs and get great prints.
This “Photoshop® for Photographers” course is designed for both Photoshop Elements or CC – please let us know which software you have and we will supply you with the applicable course manual on the first lesson. This part time Photoshop course is presented on one evening or morning a week over five consecutive weeks. You will be given an extensive workbook and a CD containing a trial version of the latest Photoshop® software (if you don’t already have it), as well as the images used on the course so you can practice at home.
To do the course at any of our campuses, you need to have your own laptop. This “Basic Photoshop – The Essentials” course is also occasionally offered as a condensed course during the SCHOOL HOLIDAYS. This 5 lesson school holiday course will run over a 1 week period on a daily basis.
LESSON 1 (3 HOURS)
- The Photoshop work area
- Opening, rotating, resizing
- Zoom and hand tools
- Navigation panels
- The photo editing work process
LESSON 2 (3 HOURS)
- Contrast / brightness control & saturation
- Levels and colour curves
- Shadows and highlights
- Move & selection tools
- Undo history
LESSON 3 (3 HOURS)
- Understanding and using layers
- Correction & colour tools
- Repair and retouching tools
- B&W and sepia
LESSON 4 (3 HOURS)
- Advanced Layers
- Filters & borders
- Blurring & smudging
LESSON 5 (3 HOURS)
- Text tool
- Colour profiles & monitor calibration
- Effective quick fixes
- Own work time
WHAT DO YOU GET?
A full colour printed course manual as well as a CODP DIGITAL WORKSPACE where you can access a digital version of your course manual, upload your course assignments, access your course schedule and more!
We offer value discounts if you book for more than one part time course in a single order:
- 5% discount if they book for 2 courses
- 7.5% discount for 3 courses
- 10% discount if they book for 4 courses or more
If you have any queries please feel free to call the College of Digital Photography on 086 11 74686 (PHOTO) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please click on the “View Brochure” link below (to the right of the campus name) to view a detailed lesson plan for each course date listed.
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|Wed, 03 May 2017||18:00 - 21:00 (Evenings)||R3,980||Book|
|Tue, 13 Jun 2017||18:00 - 21:00 (Evenings)||R3,980||Book|
|Mon, 27 Mar 2017**||18:00 - 21:00 (Evenings)||R3,980||Book|
|Sat, 24 Jun 2017||9:30 - 12:30 (Mornings)||R3,980||Book|
* This is a school holiday course which will run over consecutive days
** This is an express course which runs twice a week