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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photo Printing And Color
Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photo Printing And Color

Price: $425.00

Course Code: PP | Hours: 8

Adobe Photoshop CS5 Photo Printing And Color Training Overview

You are familiar with the Photoshop tools and techniques used to design and create images. Applying the correct image and color correction processes and techniques ensures that you get the desired output while printing images for commercial purposes. In this course, you will learn professional techniques for obtaining consistent, predictable, high quality images in Photoshop CS5. You will learn to adopt a balanced approach, starting with system calibration through image enhancements and color correction. You will also create traditional printed effects such as duotones and spot color overlays.

You will identify two contrasting approaches to handling color images. You will begin by calibrating your monitor and using color management profiles to control the image display to match its intended output. Next, creating a crisp line art image, eliminating dust and scratches, suppressing moire patterns, and correcting red eye defects will help you to make that picture perfect. You will apply color by the numbers approach using curves adjustment layer to eliminate color casts and maximize contrast in important regions of images. Finally, you will apply techniques for improving sharpness, converting color images to grayscale, and adding spot colors to images.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • examine color workflow
  • calibrate the monitor and use color management profiles
  • control the image display to match its intended output
  • use the advanced image support features available in Photoshop CS5
  • eliminate dust and scratches, suppress moire patterns, and correct red eye defect in images
  • perform image color correction
  • choose the settings and adjustments based on specific image
  • printing conditions to create high quality CMYK separations for commercial printing
  • sharpen an image without intensifying or accentuating noise and other defects
  • convert color images to grayscale and add spot colors to them

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Students are recommended to take the following courses or possess equivalent knowledge:

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Adobe PhotoShop CS5 Training Outline - Photo Printing and Color

Lesson 1: Examining Color Workflow

• Topic 1A: Compare RGB and CMYK Color Modes
• Topic 1B: Color Workflow

Lesson 2: Setting Color Space

• Topic 2A: Calibrate and Profile Your Monitor
• Topic 2B: Set a Working Color Space in Photoshop
• Topic 2C: Convert Images from One Color Space to Another
• Topic 2D: Manage Printing and Color

Lesson 3: Using Advanced Image Support

• Topic 3A: Create High Dynamic Range Images
• Topic 3B: Use the Camera Raw Format
• Topic 3C: Preview an Image on a Video Monitor

Lesson 4: Removing Image Defects

• Topic 4A: Remove Dust and Scratches
• Topic 4B: Minimize Moire Patterns
• Topic 4C: Eliminate Red Eye Defects

Lesson 5: Adjusting RGB Color

• Topic 5A: Meet Color Correction Objectives
• Topic 5B: Locate Highlights, Shadows, and Neutral Areas
• Topic 5C: Make Automatic Color and Contrast Adjustments
• Topic 5D: Make Basic Curve Adjustments
• Topic 5E: Correct Memory Colors
• Topic 5F: Adjust Shadows and Highlights Independently

Lesson 6: Creating CMYK Separations

• Topic 6A: Adjust Color Settings for Prepress
• Topic 6B: Display Calibration
• Topic 6C: Adjust Out-of-Gamut Colors
• Topic 6D: Color Separate Images
• Topic 6E: Adjust CMYK Curves

Lesson 7: Sharpening Images

• Topic 7A: Apply Unsharp Masking
• Topic 7B: Sharpen an Image

Lesson 8: Working with Grayscale and Spot Colors

• Topic 8A: Convert Color Images to Grayscale
• Topic 8B: Create Duotones
• Topic 8C: Add Spot Color to an Image

Appendix A: Capturing Images in Digital9 Format

• Supplemental Lesson: Capturing Images in Digital9 Format
• Topic 1A: Scan Various Image Types
• Topic 1B: Choose Scanner Settings and Adjustments