TAFE Plus Statement in Photoshop & Lightroom for Photographers

TAFE PLUS Statement

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About the course

Course Number: 160-17149V01

This course teaches the essential set of skills required to manipulate digital image files to bring out their best and how to use software for creative effects and to expertly prepare digital photos for screen, print or email. This course includes:
•How to use Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom or Bridge as a full and complementary toolset for photographers.
•Photoshop, Lightroom and Bridge tools for photographers; what they are and how to use them.
•Colour Modes: Bitmap, Grayscale, RGB, CMYK, Lab.
•Colour Spaces and Bit Depth.
•File Types. Raster versus Vector Graphics: TIFF, JPEG, PNG, PSD, PSB, SVG.
•Resolution explained: dpi, ppi, lpi.
•Camera raw file conversion in Lightroom and how to interact with Photoshop and Bridge.
•Non-destructive editing, Layers, Raster Graphics, Vector Graphics, Smart Objects, Typography and Object Layers.
•Channels, Selections, Alpha Masking, Blend Modes, Gradients, Water Marks, Vignettes.
•Retouching Techniques.
•Digital Asset Management.
•Colour Management.
•Sharing photos (uploading to online services).
•Creating slideshows with sound track, digital photo albums and photo books using print services.

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  • TAFE 2 uni pathways

  • Get credit for previous study and life experience

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