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Photo Imaging

Course overview

Designed to enhance your knowledge of photo imaging, this course will ignite your creativity, showing you how to enhance your digital images for maximum impact. This is a great course to learn digital design basics, become familiar with the world's greatest photographic tool set and learn from highly skilled tutors and industry experts.

Key Information:

Start Date: Complete
End Date: Complete
Duration: 5 weeks
Live sessions: Complete

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Learning outcomes

If you want to learn how to take perfect photos and are interested in exploring the magical world of Photoshop®, this course is for you! We've got some outstanding tutors with decades of professional experience between them, all ready to help you build your skills and knowledge. This is an excellent opportunity to learn from the best and build your own online portfolio along the way.

Once you've completed the Adobe Photo Imaging course, you will be able to:

  • Create high quality images
  • Critique and analyse photographs and digital images
  • Use and understand Adobe Photoshop and other related Adobe tools
  • Devise, plan and create your own online portfolio
  • Move towards the Adobe ACA certification


During your five-week course you’ll cover the following:

  • Digital imaging fundamentals
  • Layers and safe saving
  • Getting the photograph you didn’t quite take
  • Black and white world - Luminance
  • Your life in red, green and blue - Colour
  • Accentuate the positive - Selections and masking
  • A day spent in Toytown - Tilt shift effects
  • More than meets the eye - HDR imaging
  • Eyes in the back of your head - panoramic images


Ian Usher

Ian Usher

Ross Wallis

Ross Wallis

Guest speakers

Jason Brake

Week 1 - Jason Brake

National Newspaper Photo Editor

Paul Smith

Week 2 - Paul Smith

Photographic Artist

Elaine Duigenan

Week 3 - Elaine Duigenan

Photographic Fine Artist

Kevin Foord

Week 4 - Kevin Foord

Fashion Photographer

Alys Tomlinson

Week 5 - Alys Tomlinson

Commercial Photographer

Adobe apps

The course will be mainly based on Adobe Photoshop. The course tutor will advise when the following tools will be used during the course:

Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Photoshop CC

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom®

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Adobe Photoshop Elements

Adobe Photoshop Touch

Adobe Photoshop Touch

Adobe Reveal

Adobe Reveal

Important Notice

A trial or fully licensed membership to Adobe Creative Cloud will be needed to partake in this course. If you currently don’t have a membership it is recommended that you consider downloading a 30-day free trial of the products needed for the course. It is advised that the 30-day free trial is downloaded as close to the course start date as possible.

Trial versions can be converted to complete or single-app membership via the Adobe Creative Cloud website. After you purchase membership, the desktop product trial will automatically convert into the licensed version, so you can carry on working.

Click here to visit the Adobe Creative Cloud website