Photoshop Workshop – Sharpening Digital Images

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Photoshop Workshop – Sharpening Digital Images

Course Details

We will be looking at the three stages of sharpening Input/Capture Sharpening. Creative Sharpening and Output Sharpening. Review and use the various tools available in Photoshop for sharpening and how they fit into the three stages above.

This course is suited to anyone who wants to learn about sharpening digital images or those who wish to further develop their current skills.

Pre-requisites:  A working knowledge of Photoshop layers and layer masks or completion of the Photoshop layers and layer masks workshop prior to this course.

This one day workshop will look at the various tools available to us in Photoshop for sharpening our images. We will then look at how to use these in the three stages of the sharpening workflow namely:

  • Input/Capture Sharpening
  • Creative Sharpening
  • Output Sharpening
  • Input Sharpening – Generally applied in camera and or applied in software whether you are aware of it or note, it happens we will delve into the what, why and how of Input Sharpening.
  • Creative Sharpening – Most likely the least used area of sharpening as it generally takes the most time and needs thinking about. We will look at why and how to do Creative Sharpening.
  • Output Sharpening – In this section we will be addressing sizing and resolution of images prior to output sharpening.  Sharpening for print and for the WEB, and finally naming conventions for your saved images.

If time permits, we will look at sharpening some of your own images so please bring some along.

Information & Support

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

Please bring a note book and pen, and any images you would like to discuss (time permitting).

If you would like to save any of your classwork, please bring a USB memory stick.

Course handouts will be available to assist you to practices the tools and techniques at home, so you may wish to bring something to keep hand-outs in.

Please also bring a packed lunch with you.

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.

Course Cost

Cousre costs are as follows:

1 day Workshop - £40

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 leisercourse@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.

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.

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.

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.

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