Adobe Photoshop CS3 for Photographers

1 Day Course
Hands On
Official Adobe Curriculum
Code MT087

This course has been retired in favour of the CS4 and CS5 versions.

Modules

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WORKING WITH DIGITAL CAPTURE (8 topics)

  • Importing digital capture
  • RAW vs. TIFF and JPEG image files
  • Using the Camera RAW plug-in
  • Correcting exposure and white balance
  • Tone mapping and contrast adjustments
  • Split toning effects
  • Sidecar .XMP files
  • The DNG format

DIGITAL WORKFLOW (6 topics)

  • Editing shoots using Adobe Bridge
  • Using Adobe Bridge Stacks
  • Filtering images
  • Batch processing RAW files
  • Re-naming and copying files
  • Adding Keywords and Metadata

WORKING WITH TONE AND COLOUR (5 topics)

  • Placing RAW files as Smart Objects
  • Adjustment Layers and Layer Masks
  • Dodge and Burn techniques
  • Custom colour to monochrome conversions
  • Toning effects

SELECTION TECHNIQUES (4 topics)

  • Creating and editing Paths
  • Building Selections from Paths
  • Refining Selection Edges
  • Extract command

LAYER TECHNIQUES (9 topics)

  • Creating multi-layered documents
  • Using the Auto-Align and Auto-Blend commands
  • Creating a panoramic image
  • Combining bracketed exposures
  • Transforming subject shape
  • Creating new colour Layers
  • Working with Layer Masks
  • Working with Clipping Masks
  • Merging and flattening Layers

FILTER TECHNIQUES (4 topics)

  • Reducing sensor noise
  • Controlling image sharpening
  • Building an edge mask
  • Correcting Lens distortions

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