Introduction

Learn to develop your photographic and camera skills and see how Adobe Photoshop (the industry standard digital imaging software) can take your photography further. This course is aimed at people engaged in developing their hobby or who want to take their own photographs and enhance them in Adobe Photoshop to promote their small businesses. This course is also suitable for those considering a career change. There will be weekly projects on different subjects on a simple step by step basis. The course covers:

  • How to use your digital compact or SLR camera to take well composed and exposed photographs.
  • How to plan your photography with Adobe Photoshop software before you take a single photograph.
  • How to use Adobe Photoshop software to enhance your selected photographs.
  • How to prepare your photographs for prints, desktop publishing, websites and social media.

This course is aimed at students who are already involved in photography, graphic design, web design, art or illustration or are thinking of a career change.

Materials

Your own camera, memory card (with enough space for many photographs) and fully charged batteries.

Lesson information sheets will be provided in all lessons.

Please bring a pen and a notepad to write your own additional notes and bring your own memory stick to copy any project work in order to practice at home.

If you bring along your own laptop computer with the same Photoshop software, please ensure you have a mouse, as using just the scroll panel may be too slow for you to keep up with the lessons.

Assessment

There is group and one to one tuition. Constructive advice and problem solving of students own work will also be given.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required. Students are required to have basic computer and digital camera usage skills.

Next Steps

Adobe Illustrator (for logos, graphics and illustrations), Adobe Photoshop (for digital imaging) and Adobe InDesign (for desktop publishing).

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.


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