Have you been disappointed with some of your pictures ?
Did you ever want to learn how to correct some errors made while taking the shots, or enhance some of those you love most ?
Then you should consider learning Photoshop, the software used by professional photographers !
This dynamic photo course aims at getting you started with Photoshop, spanning the basics of digital imaging concepts to some advanced enhancing techniques in a non technical way.
Open to both Macintosh and Windows users, this course will teach you how to get the most out of your Photoshop software!
It will help you realize Photoshop's potential to improve your photography.
Just as the traditional darkroom was used to achieve the best results from a negative, Photoshop can be used to bring out the best in your images.
Learn how to think about histograms. Avoid blown out highlights.
Setting White Balance and other digital controls.
Image resizing and resolution
Layers and adjustment layers
Learn the two most important concepts for photographers
exposure and color correction (correct over and under exposure)
Curves and levels -
and global color shifts.
How convert color images into black and white masterpieces
with adjustable tonal control.
Learn multiple techniques for dust busting and retouching your images
Create more depth of field by combining images or reduce depth of field with filters. •How to create motion with filters and layer masks.
How to create warming filters, tone prints, and paint with light.
Use the Eraser, Healing Brush, Cloning Brush and History palette to spot and retouch your images.
Burn and dodge with control
graduated neutral density filters
Add borders and frames to your shots
Selective Color and Hue saturation -
Create custom brushes to contain your signature and copyright info, and special effects brushes for making your own custom edges and borders.
Use Free Transform to correct common perspective problems.
Adding new skies to landscapes
Add colour to monochrome pictures
RAW format conversion
Laptop (Mac or Windows)
Photoshop (Elements 9 or above, CS3 or above)
No previous Photoshop necessary !