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Adobe Photoshop Advanced: Print and Photography

2-Day Live Class
10AM - 5PM

This 2-day course provides a thorough overview for experienced users who wish to further their effectiveness in Photoshop. The course trains photographers and designers how to catalogue their work as well as how to enhance their photographs. This course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice.

Who Should Attend?

Those involved in any area of digital media, including desktop publishing, multimedia design, web design, digital video editing, and other disciplines for which Photoshop is the industry standard, photographers and artists who work with photographs


Upcoming Course Dates

Adobe Photoshop Advanced – Print and Photography | Starts on 05/11/2023


Adobe Photoshop Advanced – Print and Photography | Starts on 07/13/2023


Course Outline

Note: The curricula below comprise activities typically covered in a class at this skill level. At his/her discretion, the instructor may adjust the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class. 

Lesson 1: Understanding How Digital Images Work

  • RGB, CMYK, LAB and HSB Color Modes
  • Image and Canvas Size
  • Image Resolution
  • Pixel Aspect Ratios
  • Bits per Channel
  • Alpha Channels

Lesson 2: Adobe Bridge

  • Working with Workspaces
  • Viewing and Managing Files
  • Metadata and Keywords
  • Using Collections and Smart Collections
  • Running Automated Scripts and Actions

Lesson 3: Camera Raw Overview

  • About Camera Raw Files
  • Processing Files in Camera Raw
  • Using Camera RAW as a Filter
  • Smart Object Advantages
  • Tone & Curves
  • Detail
  • HSL
  • Grayscale Split Toning
  • Lens Corrections
  • Effects
  • Camera Calibration Presets
  • Previewing Before & After Options
  • Editing Multiple Files
  • Saving and Opening RAW Files

Lesson 4: Camera RAW Tools

  • White Balance Tool
  • Color Sampler Tool
  • Targeted Adjustment Tool
  • Transform Tool
  • Spot Removal Tool
  • Red Eye Removal Tool
  • Adjustment Brush Tool
  • Gradient Filter Tool
  • Radial Filter Tool

Lesson 5: Lightroom vs Bridge

  • Benefits of Using Lightroom
  • Working with RAW Files in Bridge

Lesson 6: HDR Images

  • 16-bit & 32-bit Color Spaces
  • Creating High Dynamic Range Images
  • Options for Combining Bracketed Shots

Lesson 7: Selecting Techniques

  • Using the Object Select Tool
  • Selecting by Focus Area
  • Selecting by Color
  • Selecting by Channels
  • Quick Mask Mode vs Pen Tool vs Selecting tools
  • Using Select & Mask Workspace
  • Using Raster and Vector Masks
  • Using Adjustment Layers with Masks

Lesson 8: Correcting Images

  • Adding Depth of Field with the Blur Gallery
  • Perspective, Warp, and Puppet Warp
  • Transform & Liquify
  • Content-Aware Scaling
  • Content-Aware Fill
  • Healing Tools

Lesson 9: Smart Objects

  • Creating and Editing Smart Objects
  • Copying vs. Placing
  • Converting a layer to a Smart Object
  • Releasing Smart Objects to Layers
  • Removing Transformations from Smart Objects
  • Replacing the Contents of Smart Objects
  • Exporting Smart Object Content
  • Rasterizing Smart Objects

Lesson 10: Layer Comps and History

  • Creating and Editing Layer Comps
  • Exporting Layer Comps
  • Using Non-Linear History 
  • Creating and Using History States

Lesson 11: Painting, Creating and Using Brushes

  • Selecting Brush Settings
  • Creating a Custom Brush Preset
  • The Mixer Brush
  • Using Filter Gallery Instead of a Brush
  • Mixing colors with a Photograph
  • Working with Kyle Brushes

Lesson 12: Actions and Scripts

  • Understanding Actions
  • Using Actions
  • Creating Actions
  • Exporting and Saving Actions
  • Batch Processing Using Actions and Scripts

Lesson 13: Producing and Printing Consistent Color

  • About Color Management
  • Setting up Color-Management
  • Proofing an Image on Screen
  • Preparing Files for Print
  • Converting an Image to CMYK
  • Saving the Image as a CMYK EPS File
  • Printing to InkJet Printers
  • Printing a CMYK Image from Photoshop

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