Photoshop CC: Part 1

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description Adobe® Photoshop® CC: 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.

This course covers the Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives

Audience

Target students include professional or amateur photographers who want to use the robust features of Photoshop to enhance, modify, and organize their photographs, and anyone interested in working toward the Visual Communications with Adobe Photoshop CC certification.

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.

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.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Photoshop

Topic A: Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge

Topic B: Organize the Photoshop Workspace

Topic C: Customize the Photoshop Workspace

Lesson 2: Creating Basic Images

Topic A: Manage Image Elements and Formats

Topic B: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition

Topic C: Work with Digital Devices

Lesson 3: Managing Selections and Layers

Topic A: Use Selection Tools

Topic B: Manage Layers

Lesson 4: Adjusting Images

Topic A: Modify Images

Topic B: Repair Images

Topic C: Implement Color Management

Lesson 5: Refining Images

Topic A: Adjust Layers

Topic B: Apply Camera Raw

Topic C: Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools

Lesson 6: Managing Files in a Production Workflow

Topic A: Import, Export, and Organize Files

Topic B: Save Images for the Web

Topic C: Save Images for Print

Topic D: Format Images for Other Programs

Appendix A: Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop CC Certification Exam Objectives

Appendix B: Adobe Certified Expert Photoshop CC Exam Mapping