Photoshop CS6 Level 1 (Basic)

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Level 1 (Basic) focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, Photoshop Level 1 (Basic) will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.

Learning Objectives:

In this course, you will navigate the Photoshop CS6 workspace, identify and use Photoshop tools to enhance photographic images, and organize files in Adobe Bridge. You will:

- Identify the basic components of the Photoshop workspace and Adobe Bridge.
- Define image size, resolution, and color modes.
- Work with selection tool and layers.
- Make image enhancements and adjustments.
- Open and modify an image in Camera Raw.
- Prepare images for print and web.

Target Student:
Target students include professional or amateur photographers who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to enhance, modify, and organize their photographs.

Course Outline:

Section 1: Getting Started with Photoshop
Introduction to Photoshop
Adobe Bridge and Mini Bridge
Navigate the Photoshop Workspace
Customize the Photoshop Workspace

Section 2: Beginning with Image Basics
Manage Image Elements and Formats
Work with Digital Devices

Section 3: Managing Selections and Layers
Use Selection Tools
Manage Layers

Section 4: Making Image Adjustments
Modify an Image
Image Repairs

Section 5: Refining Images
Layer Adjustments
Introduction to Camera Raw

Section 6: Saving Images for Web and Print
Save Images for the Web
Save Images for Print