Upcoming Training Calendar

Sep
21
Sat
Photoshop for Photographers – Intermediate
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September.

 

This 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 CC will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

We provide unlimited access to tea, coffee, water, biscuits & lollies throughout the course, however lunch is not provided. While there are a couple of places near to purchase lunch from, not many trade on Sundays, so we recommend bringing something with you.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Sep
23
Mon
Premiere Pro – Essentials
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th September.

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.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

 

Oct
14
Mon
Premiere Pro – Essentials
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th October.

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.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

This session is full.

Term 4 sessions with places remaining:

28 & 29 October

18 & 19 November

Click the session date above to register your interest.

 

Oct
21
Mon
InDesign – Essentials
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 21st & Tuesday 22nd October.

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.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Term 4 sessions with places remaining:

25 & 26 November

Click the session date above to register your interest.

 

 

Oct
23
Wed
CC Upskill – for Photographers
Oct 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 23rd October.

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

In this 1-day course, we will cover:

Content TBA

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.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Oct
26
Sat
Weekend Session: Storage
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

This Weekend Session is on Saturday 26th October from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

Want learn more about storage options big and small? We can show you how to optimise your storage regardless of your budget.

Things to consider:

  • Developing a backup solution
  • How much storage do I need?
  • How can I optimise my storage?
  • What type of RAID system would work best?
  • Do I need Offsite storage?
  • Offline Back up ( and Cyber Security )
  • Cloud Storage strengths and shortcomings
  • Transportable Storage Options

 

Presented by

David Johnston: Team Digital IT Expert

Ben Walton: Team Digital

Geoff Temple: Gnarbox

 

On the day we will cover majority of the top storage solutions such as Synlogy, Stardom, Drobo, Gnarbox, Seagate and Western Digital.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

This session is full.

 

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