Adobe Photoshop - Part 1

Course Description

Adobe Photoshop CC: Part 1 focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe® Bridge and organization of files in Bridge is covered. Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, Photoshop Part 1 will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have a basic comfort level with digital photography. For example, you have used a digital camera and have downloaded images to your computer or other storage device.

Course Objectives

This course will prepare you to use the most common basic features of Adobe Photoshop CC . In this course, you will: Identify the components and capabilities of Photoshop CC. Create basic images. Manage selections and layers. Modify and repair images, and manage color. Refine images by adjusting layers, using camera raw, and applying advanced image refinement. Import, export, organize, and save files.

Getting Started with Photoshop

Organize Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
Organize the Photoshop Workspace
Customize the Photoshop Workspace

Creating Basic Images

Manage Image Elements and Formats
Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition
Work with Digital Devices

Managing Selections and Layers

Use Selection Tools
Manage Layers

Adjusting Images

Modify Images
Repair Images
Implement Color Management

Refining Images

Adjust Layers
Apply Camera Raw
Refine Images by Using Advanced Tools

Managing Files in a Production Workflow

Import, Export, and Organize Files
Save Images for the Web
Save Images for Print
Format Images for Other Programs