Digital photography level 2 spring 2006
By the end of this course students should be able to use
Photoshop to adjust, enhance and create montages of pictures including
text and create appropriate output files.
They should also be able to approach taking photographs
and editing them with an attitude that takes in to account other photographic
Look at and emulate the photographer Martin Parr
Assessment of learners abilities, especially regarding downloading pictures
fro a camera to a PC and orgaising files and foilders.
Revision of previous course including:
Introduction to the "lock down" technique.
The toolbox and its sections
The options toolbar.
Using TAB, Using F key, Using shift and TAB
The different palette windows > moving them around and switching them
in to groups.
Defining a custom workspace
Creating a new file - basic
Defining how big the "canvas is" and changing the Canvas size
Changing canvas sizes
Erasing and the link with the background colour - The erase tool should
be thought of a brush that uses the background colour.
Selecting the basic drawing tools
Using the magnifying class to zoom in
Double clicking on the hand and magnifying glass icons to change the
Undo and history
Saving the image at different points by using "Save as"
Exercise in saving pictures
Capturing images from the web, from the Print screen function, from scanners
Colour range select tool
The magic wand
Selecting a background
Saving and loading a selection
The rotate image function
The free transform function
Understanding different file types - intermediate level
Practical exercise of selection and editing
Dealing with RED EYE problems including flash settings and Photoshop
colours and brushes - advanced
Changing colours in a picture
Undo and history, snaphots -
Art history brush
Clone, healing and patch tool
Sharpening and blurring areas of a picture
Blur tool 10
The Unsharpen filter Want to know more then click on this link10
A look at the FILTERS menu
Layers - intermediate
Superimposing images and changing their opacity
Printing and other image outputs
Optimisation for printing
Optimisation for multimedia display, e-mail and the Internet.
Panoramic images using multiple images
Paper saving. fitting multiple images on to one sheet of paper
Starting Photoshop by creating shortcuts, pinning to the start menu,
creating a keyboard start key,