Graphic Design – Digital Image and Photo Editing Online Course

General

Program Description

Management and elaboration techniques of photographs and of digital images are the base of modern communication for advertisement, marketing, and social networks. Even if today the procedures seem to have been simplified, the theory and technique of acquisition, composition, and photo editing are nonetheless technically challenging, and in this guided course Adobe Photoshop for the management of digital image will be used.

By the end of the course, the student will have developed the ability to regulate, compose, edit, retouch the digital images and produce appropriate files for the press and videos, and suitable to be used on the web and on social networks, acquiring in a practical, easy and immediate way the tools, techniques, and guidelines to develop in the course during the lessons and of the exercises.

  • Timetable: Twice a week
  • Level: Basic – intermediate
  • Degree awarded: Attendance certificate, with the accreditation of acquired skills

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Target

The course is for all of those that have an interest in the graphic, communication, and social network sectors, and that want to acquire concrete skills. Basic knowledge is not required, but only the usual use of the computer.

Educational program

  • Digital images and their formats (RAW, JPG, TIF)
  • Digital images acquisition from photo camera and/or smartphone
  • Quality images in the web
  • Composition and regulation of light and colors
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Corrective and artistic image processing
  • Optimization for the press, web, and social networks

Tools and material provided to students

Live sessions with Fashion professionals, multimedia educational material, lesson recordings, practical exercises, live chat with students, personalized counseling.

Material and tools needed

  • Computer with an updated, operational system
  • Chrome web-browser (Firefox, Safari)
  • Microphone (external microphone or headphones with a microphone)
  • Headphones or headset› Webcam
  • Internet connection (ADSL / 4g / Optical fibre) – [min. band recommended 3 Mb/s]
  • Software Adobe Photoshop CC
Last updated Aug 2020

About the School

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degree ... Read More

Istituto Modartech is a higher academic training center in the Fashion and Communication fields authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research – MIUR to issue academic degrees in Higher Education in Art, Music and Dance sectors – AFAM. In addition, the training offer previews courses legally recognized at the European level (EQF standard), with a wide educational offer, as a response to specific needs, aptitudes, and goals. Creativity and talent are guided in an artistic and cultural context that permits to move around in contemporaneity acquiring at the same time specialized and strategic skills. Read less