Upcoming Training Calendar

Apr
29
Mon
Premiere Pro – Essentials
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 25th & Tuesday 26th June.

This is the first course in our Video Post-Production series.

It provides instruction on how to create professional videos.

Designed for Video creators and producers; creating a documentary, editing a commercial or pumping out video bytes for their Social Media channels.

Upon completion of this 2-day course, students will be able to:

  • customise the interface to suit different tasks and projects
  • set up a project – import and organise media
  • perform editing essentials – including working with the timeline, clips & markers; adding transitions; trimming & nesting clips; and putting motion in clips.
  • edit and mix basic audio soundtracks and narration/voice-overs
  • correct colour
  • add video special effects
  • work with multiple layers
  • create titles
  • manage simple video projects
  • output to a range of different industry standard file formats.

 

Adobe® Premiere Pro CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

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May
1
Wed
Mirage Printing seminar
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Mirage Printing seminarThe Mirage Printing seminar runs from 6:00pm to 7:30pm on Wednesday 1st May.

 

We will show you how using Mirage software can make printing simple and increase productivity. A lot of print drivers are more complicated than they need to be. Mirage simplifies the whole process and adds in some great features like droplet printing, nesting, and so much more.

 

 

 

We cover the following features:

  • Printing with droplets (drag and print)
  • Using Mirage plugins in Photoshop and Lightroom
  • Tour the Mirage interface
  • Print resizing
  • Borderless printing
  • Page layouts
  • Print length – no more limits
  • Nesting: multiple images on a single sheet
  • Borders and mirror borders
  • Setting up profiles for different media types
  • Loading media packs
  • Making profiles within Mirage
  • Soft proofing
  • Creating droplets and presets
  • NEW version 4 content added

Mirage is the perfect printing solution for all users, whether you print every day or less frequently.
Mirage gives great results every time, plus you’ll save on reprints and wastage.

The Mirage Printing seminar will save you time and money. Book early to reserve your place.

 

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May
5
Sun
Lightroom Classic — Essentials
May 5 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

This course runs from 9:30am to 3:00pm on Sunday 5th, Sunday 12th, & Sunday 19th May.

In this intensive 3-day workshop, participants will (using their own laptops) learn to download, catalogue, develop and then present their digital photographs using Adobe Lightroom Classic CC.

  • an overview of Lightroom, its modules and workflows
  • Importing from memory card and hard drive. What’s the difference?
  • we’ll sort, rate, label & cull, then manage with folders, collections, smart collections and quick collections
  • the Library, a catalogue & database: setting up its preferences and starting to working with metadata like keywords.
  • going global: cropping, straightening, lens correction, tone & colour adjustments including white balance & exposure
  • getting local: gradients and the adjustment brush
  • retouching with clone, heal & red eye tools
  • sharpening: input & output
  • synchronising adjustments across multiple images
  • effects: B&W, sepia, split toning, vignetting, adding grain
  • Exporting to Photoshop or another external editor
  • working with plugins e.g. NiK Collection or OnOne suite
  • Exporting to output: resolution, resizing, colour space, file format
  • utilising presets & templates
  • metadata searches
  • merging catalogues i.e. from your travel laptop to your home workstation
  • creating web galleries & slideshows

N.B. this is a BYO laptop class as its important that you leave with a well setup catalogue on your own computer.

 

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May
6
Mon
InDesign – Essentials
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th May.

This is the first in our InDesign course series.

It provides instruction on how to create professional-looking documents for both print & web download.

In this 2-day course, participants will:

create documents and document presets; create and place text; place graphics and other InDesign pages; and work with colour swatches. They will explore position elements precisely by using guides and the Control panel; and use master pages.

They’ll thread text between text frames, add jump lines, and use columns in text frames; use the Paragraph Formatting controls; use Find/Change to replace formatting; and create and edit paragraph and character styles.

They’ll position text in text frames and format frame edges; place Photoshop images in documents, set text wrap, modify graphics, and nest frames; group objects and manipulate objects within a group; and create layers and assign objects to them.

They’ll print documents, create print presets, and export documents to PDF; and prepare documents for commercial printing. They’ll create and edit vector paths; create and edit clipping paths; and wrap type on a path.

They’ll also manually resize type; use Quick Apply; create nested styles and GREP styles; create path-based text wraps and convert type to outlines; and precisely control leading, hyphenation, justification, and horizontal spacing.

They will create, modify, and format tables; import Microsoft Word documents and map Word styles to InDesign styles; add headers and footers to tables; merge table cells; add editorial notes; and create table styles.

Adobe® InDesign CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

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May
8
Wed
CC Upskill – for Photographers
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 8th May.

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 and Adobe® Lightroom software.

N.B. this is a BYO laptop class. Participants will need to ensure that both applications are installed and all updates run beforehand.

 

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May
9
Thu
Lighting Essentials workshop
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Lighting Essentials workshop is on Thursday 9th May from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Would you like to get your head around studio lighting? Do you want to learn how to light for beautiful portraits, dramatic portraits, shape light, control its intensity and direction? Join Seng Mah from Venture Photography Workshops for an evening dedicated to the essentials of studio lighting, using various state-of-the-art lighting kits. The key to successful studio lighting is understanding the effect that light has in shaping form and creating the mood. Discover what works and what you need to avoid when shooting in a studio.

Bring your camera and portrait length lens (50mm – 200mm) as you will have the opportunity to shoot and add to your portfolio. We will also have one of Team Digital’s trained lighting specialists to show you how to set up and work the lights.

Find out all the exciting features that Studio Lighting has to offer, and join us for a fun and informative evening!

 

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May
13
Mon
Illustrator – Essentials
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th May.

This is the first in our Illustrator course series.

In this 2-day course, participants will:

Explore the Illustrator environment, magnify and navigate a document, and use Adobe Help.

They will create and save a document, draw basic shapes, manipulate basic shapes to make complex shapes, and export an illustration.

They’ll set fill and stroke colours for shapes, set basic stroke options, and use the Eyedropper tool to sample colours. Embed raster images in an Illustrator document for the purpose of tracing them, draw shapes and paths with the Pencil and Pen tools, and select and edit paths.

They will use text tools to insert text into illustrations, manipulate text, and convert type to outlined shapes.

They will create layers and organise them in the Layers panel, assign objects to layers, rename layers, duplicate layers, and delete layers.

They’ll open, import, and export swatch libraries, create and adjust gradients, and adjust transparency for items.

They will also flow type through linked type containers, wrap text around items, set tabs, insert special characters, use character and paragraph styles, check spelling, find and replace text in a document, and replace fonts in a document.

 

Adobe® Illustrator CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

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