Adobe Photoshop CS6 Part 1

1 day

Course Overview

Adobe® Photoshop® CS6: Part 1 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 Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.

Course 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.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in your course, you should have a basic comfort level with digital photography. For example, you have used a digital camera and have downloaded images to your computer or other storage device.

You should also have basic computer skills and understand how to launch an application, browse to locate and open files, and can navigate to on-screen elements using a mouse or other navigational devices.

Course Outline

Getting Started with Photoshop

  • Introduction to Photoshop
  • Adobe Bridge and Mini Bridge
  • Navigate the Photoshop Workspace
  • Customize the Photoshop Workspace

Beginning with Image Basics

  • Manage Image Elements and Formats
  • Working with Digital Devices

Managing Selections and Layers

  • Use Selection Tools
  • Manage Layers

Making Image Adjustments

  • Crop, Move, and Straighten Images
  • Image Repairs

Refining Images

  • Layer Adjustments
  • Introduction to Camera Raw

Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Save Images for the Web
  • Save Images for Print