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Adobe Creative Photoshop for Photographers

Course Description

This course will teach the fundamental tools to create and edit images in Photoshop and it is open to beginners and improvers. You dont need any previous experience as full instruction and guidance is given during each lesson. You will be introduced to Adobe Photoshop CC working through the features in detail from the very basics to more advanced ones. The course is ideal for those starting off in using Photoshop for photography and useful for learners looking to improve their skills and ensure

Location: Camden

Course Requirements

New comers and novice photoshop users No previous knowledge/qualifications are required

Course Content

By the end of the course the learner will be able to apply technical and creative thinking to image manipulation enabling them to create their own project such as an online photo book or getting ready for an exhibition in a gallery. On the course you will learn how to use the right format and size for publishing or printing. Phtotoshop for photographers will teach the fundamental tools to create and edit images such as : -colour correction -working with layers -Image manipulation effects tools (light and shadow, textures, filters) -preparing images for the Web -Etc.

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will be able to develop your skills by engaging with suitable projects determined by your existing level of experience in discussion with the tutor. Teaching is both as a whole class and an individual, one-to-one basis using demonstrations, discussion, examples, samples, handouts and other technical support material where appropriate. You will be able to negotiate individual learning goals together with the tutor. During the first session the tutor will check your experience to date and personal goals for the course and if it is considered that it is not the right one you will be advised on a more suitable course. You will be working at your own pace and be given verbal feedback on your progress. There is no formal homework, however, your tutor may discuss ideas with you individually to help extend your study and for ongoing independent projects. Your tutor will also recommend exhibitions, gigs or websites for you to visit to enrich your study. The library stocks a range of reference and play texts and is added to and updated. You are encouraged to use it to enrich your own learning.

Independent Learning

There is no formal homework, however, your tutor may discuss ideas with you individually to help extend your study and for ongoing independent projects. Your tutor will also recommend exhibitions, gigs or websites for you to visit to enrich your study.





The library stocks a range of reference and play texts and is added to and updated. You are encouraged to use it to enrich your own learning.

Assessment

There is no exam or formal assessment for this course. However, you will work with your tutor to identify your aims at the beginning of the session and will receive one to one feedback throughout as well as sharing outcomes at the end of the course. Course learning Outcomes (these are subject to change) There is no formal qualification attached to this course but you can receive a Certificate of Completion from the college on request. There is no exam or formal assessment for this course. However, you will work with your tutor to identify your aims at the beginning of the session and will receive one to one feedback throughout as well as sharing outcomes at the end of the course. Informal assessment: peer and self assessment, observation and practitioner commentaries, presentations and demonstrations, tutor feedback, feedback sessions . Your Individual learning Plan will ask you to comment on how far you feel you have progressed.

Qualification you will achieve

There is no formal qualification attached to this course but you can receive a Certificate of Completion from the college on request.

There is no exam or formal assessment for this course. However, you will work with your tutor to identify your aims at the beginning of the session and will receive one to one feedback throughout as well as sharing outcomes at the end of the course.



Informal assessment: peer and self assessment, observation and practitioner commentaries, presentations and demonstrations, tutor feedback, feedback sessions . Your Individual learning Plan will ask you to comment on how far you feel you have progressed.

Next Steps and Progression

Information and links on further study can be found on the courses i-learn site. Once you have completed the course you may choose to enrol on a further term in this subject or another subject in the Creative Arts department. For Art and Design courses, once you have developed a portfolio of work you could consider applying to the Foundation Diploma in Art and design as a Pathway in to Higher Education. Studio courses are for those learners with some subject knowledge or who have been studying the same subject at the college for 3 full years. Advice and Guidance for all further study is available from the Curriculum Manager by request.

Additional Information

For more information please contact the Learner Services Team via Live Chat or phone: 020 7255 4700 or email: LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk

Additional Learning Support

Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Provision of assistive equipment is available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments, subject to an assessment by the ALS team and/or the Disability Officer. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.

Additional Costs

WM College is able to provide financial support for course fees, you may be eligible based on prior qualifications, if you are on a low income or benefits. For more information and to find out if you are eligible, view our Fees & Finance page on our website or contact the Learner Services team via Live Chat or on 020 7255 4700.
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