Photoshop CC Level 1 (Basic)

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)

Adobe Photoshop CC 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:
This course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC. In this course, you will:

- Identify the components and capabilities of Photoshop CC.
- Create basic images.
- Manage selections and layers.
- Modify and repair images, and manage color.
- Refine images by adjusting layers, using camera raw and applying advanced image refinement.
- Import, export, organize, and save files.

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
Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
Organize the Photoshop Workspace
Customize the Photoshop Workspace

Section 2: Creating Basic Images
Manage Image Elements and Formats
Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition
Work with Digital Devices

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

Section 4: Adjusting Images
Modify Images
Repair Images
Implement Color Management

Section 5: Refining Images
Adjust Layers
Apply Camera Raw
Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools

Section 6: Managing Files in a Production Workflow
Import, Export, and Organize Files
Save Images for the Web
Save Images for Print
Format Images for Other Programs