Learn Photoshop Elements 2018

Price: 
$140.00

Course Hours: 
25
Instructor: 
Course Type: 
Instructor Led - 4 Weeks Long
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Understanding how to take a great photo is just part of the photography equation. Going to the drugstore and getting photos printed is becoming less of a common practice. In order to get the most from your efforts as a photographer, you need to learn how to finish the photo by using software tools like Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018. In our Learn Photoshop Elements 2018 course you will learn image processing as a three-step process: importing and organization, basic and advanced edits, and printing and sharing.

Please Note: Adobe Photoshop is not included with this course. 

* You have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of your enrollment.

** Course Subject to Change.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recall how to  organize, import digital images, and manage media
  • Identify how to select, correct and alter images using basic editing tools
  • Choose advanced editing techniques to add artistic touches
  • Recognize how to get your work off the hard drive and in the hands of others

Photoshop Elements 2018 Module 1
Organizing and Editing Images & Managing Media

In Module 1, you will get started with basic image-editing. Through an examination of the Photo Editor workspace, you will explore the concepts of image size, resolution, color modes and the different file formats available in the program. Students will become familiar with the photo bin, guided mode, and the many editing options in the tools panel. By exploring the Organizer Interface, you will learn the best ways to store, search for and find your images. You'll also discover how to import images from various devices, use keyword tags, create albums and view photos in the new Slide Show option.

  • Getting to Know the Editing Work Areas
  • Working with Resolutions, Color Modes and File Formats
  • Navigating the Organizer Interface
  • Acquiring Your Images
  • Tagging Photos and Creating Albums
  • Viewing and Finding Your Images

Photoshop Elements 2018 Module 2
Selecting & Correcting Photos

In Module 2, you will begin to edit the photos in the Elements Editor that you imported into the Organizer. You’ll start by learning the different selection tools available to you in the editor and then move on to using layers, the most widely used tool in Photoshop Elements. You’ll learn simple image enhancement techniques that make a big impact including correcting contrast, and adjusting color and clarity. You will also learn about latest additions to this version, including the cropping feature, content aware option, refined control and the preset for sharpening shadows and highlights.

  • Making and Modifying Selections
  • Working with Layers
  • Simple Image Makeovers
  • Correcting Contrast, Color and Clarity
  • Smart Brush Tools

Photoshop Elements 2018 Module 3
Exploring Your Inner Artist

In Module 3, you will begin to explore your inner artist! As you learn advanced editing techniques, you can try out ways of adding artistic touches to create dazzling images. Learn how to apply filters, effects and styles to change the look of your image in a variety of ways. You'll discover how to draw and create art using a variety of digital “brushes” and application techniques in the Photo Editor. Topping off Module 3, you will receive a typography primer and experiment with applying different effects and filters to text in your images.

  • Filters and Effects
  • Styles and More
  • Using Photomerge
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Working with Type

Photoshop Elements 2018 Module 4
Printing, Creating, Sharing & Improving Your Photography

In Module 4, you’ll learn how to get your work off the hard drive and share your creativity with others. We will cover best practices in printing, from which paper to use to recommendations for what types of prints yield the best results. We will also discuss different sharing services and projects that you can make from your edited images. In addition you will also learn how to compose better photos in camera so that you can improve your images before you ever start editing them in the program.

  • Getting It On Paper
  • Sharing Your Work
  • Making Creations
  • Composing Better Photos
  • Project Ideas
     

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Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.