Digital Imaging - Photoshop - Beginners | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Digital Imaging - Photoshop - Beginners at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Digital Imaging - Photoshop - Beginners at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £98.00 Starts: 18/10/2017 Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tutor: John Richard Ray Ends: 13/12/2017 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: WED Duration: 8 weeks

About this course

This 'Digital Imaging - Photoshop - Beginners' course in Maidstone introduces students to the basics of digital photography and the basics of digital imaging on a computer.

At the end of the course you will be conversant with the main features and facilities of digital cameras, know how to take good digital photographs and be able to manipulate them on your computer using Photoshop, a popular image creation and photo manipulation package. This course is taught via description, demonstration and hands-on practical work.

Topics include:

- Exploring your camera
- Taking digital photos
- Launching Photoshop
- The Toolbars
- The Menu
- Scanning and re-touching photographs
- Manipulation of one or multiple images
- Using special effects
- Creating slideshows and greetings cards

**Please Note: This course may be taught with Photoshop Elements or the full version of Photoshop. The version used is likely to be one of the most up-to-date available.**

How will I be taught?

Our teaching methods include tutor demonstration, one to one guidance, group discussion and practical application. Supportive handouts are issued as appropriate.

You will also complete, with the support of your tutor, a self-assessment of your learning outcomes with the aid of an Individual Learning Plan.

What do I need to bring with me?

A notepad and pen. In addition, your own digital photographs on a USB memory stick would be helpful.

** Please note: If you are storing any data/images on transferrable data devices (memory sticks, portable hard drives, etc.) please make sure that you have back-up files saved elsewhere and when removing devices have followed the 'safely removing hardware' guidelines on the PC. Kent Adult Education is not responsible for any loss or damage to your personal equipment or corruption to your files whilst you are in Kent Adult Education centres and/or undertaking Kent Adult Education courses.**

What can I do next?

The 'Digital Imaging - Photoshop - Improvers' course begins in January 2018. Further photographic, image manipulation and creative design courses. Enrol early as places cannot be guaranteed.

What do I need to join the course

Anyone wishing to maxmise the use of their digital camera and interested in learning how to manipulate digital photographs with the help of a PC is welcome to join this course. No prior knowledge or experience is required, although basic IT skills are essential as the majority of the course is taught on the PC using Photoshop software.

**Please note: This course is not intended for students who wish to learn about photography or how to handle a digital camera.**

If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the appropriate support.

About the Tutor: John Richard Ray

A linguist by education, John has spent his career in industry, much of it in ICT. As British Rail's IT Education &Training Manager, John introduced thousands of colleagues to computing. Since 2004, John has been working for Kent Adult Education, teaching digital imaging with Photoshop Elements, both for general users and for artists and video production and editing with Premiere Elements. John also teaches short courses on simple website design and introduction to smartphones. John has written a series of articles on digital imaging for The Artist magazine. Quals: MA (Cantab) CMILT.

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St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/53333/F/LC.
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