Photoshop – Introduction

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Photoshop – Introduction

Course Details

This course is for anyone with little or no experience of image processing; we will start at the beginning of the editing process and build your skills through the use of straight forward projects.

Students will need to know how to use a computer, this includes being able to use the mouse, and keyboard along with the ability to open and save files and use folders. No prior knowledge of Photoshop is needed.

The course will look at the components of Photoshop its various tools and how and when to use them.  Working on a variety of images we will develop the basic skills of image editing via projects where these new skills can be practiced.

Starting with how to set-White Balance, and overall image Exposure, brightening Highlights and darkening Shadows to extending the tonal range of the image.   Moving onto colour and tonal range adjustments you will learn the fundamentals of image processing, along with Noise Reductions, Sharpening, Lens correction etc.  We will then look at the use of Layers and Layer Masks and some of the retouching tools.

This course is hands on and you will be learning about the various tools and techniques of Photoshop by practice.  Please bring a note book and pen. You may wish to bring something to keep your hand-outs in.

Course hand-outs will be available to assist you to practice the tools and techniques learnt at home.

You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience.

The Tutor will be happy to discuss problem issues current Photoshop users may have and build these into the course if applicable.

 

 

 

Information & Support

You will be taught by means of practical demonstration and hands on experience.

Taking Photoshop to the next level is the follow on course to Introduction to Photoshop.  Additionally other courses and workshops will be offered throughout the year giving learners the opportunity to further develop their skills. Please see the current Leisure course brochure for further details.

Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

 

Course fees & Duration

10 weeks  =  £95

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Day Time Contact
LNAC2921AU New Milton - Fusee House 27/09/2018 to 06/12/2018 Thursday 15:00 to 17:00 01590 625222

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.