Upcoming Training Calendar

May
20
Wed
Photoshop — CC (2014) Upskill
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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Join us for a comprehensive update on the latest release from Adobe®.

In this 1-day course, we will cover:

 

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Ideal for current & prospective users of Adobe® Photoshop software.

N.B. this is a BYO laptop class. Participants will need to ensure that Adobe® Photoshop CC (2014) is installed and all updates run beforehand.

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Photoshop CS6 for Photographers — Intermediate
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Photoshop CS6This is a follow-on from the “Photoshop for Photographers: Fundamentals” short course – participants will further develop their Photoshop skills & knowledge and practice its application to enhance and retouch photographs.

Content will include; using Adjustment layers & Blending modes, creating composites, automating with Actions, Droplets, & the Batch and Image Processor commands; use Content Aware Scale & Fill; simulate a shallow Depth of Field with Lens Blur, focus stack to expand the Depth of Field, stitch images for panoramas, utilise masks to build a Photo Montage e.g. replace a sky, construct a Picture Package with Smart Objects, utilise Layer blend modes to add depth & complexity into artistic images, employ a range of sharpening techniques, retouch with perspective using Vanishing Point, and create a photographer’s comp card.

Adobe® Photoshop CS6 (v13) will be used in class, but the content is also suited to users of CS4 (v11) and CS5 (v12). It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

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May
23
Sat
Classic Studio Lighting seminar
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Let Master Photographer Dale Neill guide you through the fundamentals of studio lighting using Elinchrom’s new state-of-the-art Lighting kits. Covering all the exciting features that Elinchrom Studio kits have to offer.

Soft lighting or hard lighting? Learn how to position lights and measure light intensity. Learn how to control the intensityshape and direction of light to create quality lighting.

Create the mood you need for the image and avoid the common pitfalls of dual shadows, too much contrast or blown-out highlights.

Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. George Eastman (founder of Kodak).

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Don’t forget that if you purchased an Elinchrom studio lighting kit from Team Digital in April or May 2015, this course is FREE. Please quote your invoice number when registering.

 

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Jun
3
Wed
Photoshop CS6 – for the Web / Multimedia
Jun 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photoshop CS6is a continuation of our Photoshop course series. It focuses on specific training needed to create & manage images for the Web and Multimedia presentations such as MS PowerPoint, Apple Keynote, OpenOffice Impress, etc.

In this 1-day course, participants will: prepare images for the web; optimise images by saving them in different formats and applying transparency to them; apply color management techniques, alter image brightness, and ensure color consistency to create images that are attractive to the widest possible audience who use different platforms such as Macintosh and Windows; create web page layouts; export a web page & create animations for web and mobile devices.

Adobe® Photoshop CS6 (v13) will be used in class, but the content is also suited to users of CS4 (v11) and CS5 (v12). It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

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Jun
8
Mon
Photoshop CS6 — Essentials
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photoshop CS6This is the first in our Photoshop course series. It provides instruction on how to create professional-looking images for both print & the Web.

In this 2-day course, participants will: identify the components of the Photoshop environment; learn the difference between raster/vector graphics & different image modes; & utilise Adobe Bridge. They will explore proper methods for selecting image areas, & then how to modify & manipulate selections. They’ll add text, modify the text, & apply effects that will incorporate it into the artwork. They’ll also learn how to use layers & layer effects. They will explore various techniques for adjusting the quality of an image, cropping, straightening & making image adjustment commands.

Adobe® Photoshop CS6 (v13) will be used in class, but the content is also suited to users of CS4 (v11) and CS5 (v12). It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

CPD ACCREDITED LOGO 2012

 

 

 

 

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Unleash the Power of Wacom seminar
Jun 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This seminar is designed for people who have (or are considering purchasing) a Wacom Intuos tablet or Cintiq panel :
We’ll learn about the amazing productivity benefits and creativity tools that exist in the Wacom range.

We’ll be covering:

  • Basic set up — speed, sensitivities, work areas, etc.
  • Programming your own touch gestures on your Intuos 5
  • Configuring your Express keys — generic & by application
  • Loading brushes & determining options for Photoshop & Corel Draw
  • Powering up the Radial Menu.

A must for anyone wanting to get the most out of their Wacom.

 

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Jun
10
Wed
Document Design for non-Designers
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

is a 14 hour workshop – held over 2 sessions of 7 hours each.

In this day & age, everyone seems to be desktop publishing – media & advertising agencies, schools & hospitals, government departments, small businesses, not-for-profit & community organisations, etc. Unfortunately though, many people have found themselves in a designer’s role without any formal training and may feel overwhelmed by it all.

In this 2-day course, participants will learn: the fundamentals of good design and how it enhances readability and effectiveness of communication; purpose & visual literacy; document layout, typography and colour; corporate identity & publications. Principles will be practiced through Adobe® InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator.

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