Digital Photography Workflow

Duration: 1 Day

Objectives

This course covers all principle elements of today’s digital photography workflow, from preparation to taking photographs, to storing, organising, managing and editing your images. Reference is made principally to market leader Adobe Photoshop for practical sessions in image-editing.

Pre-requisites

No prior knowledge is required.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline

Introduction

  • Capturing Photographs
  • Storing and Organising Photographs
  • Editing Photographs
  • Sharing Photographs

Image Formats

  • Formats
  • File Compression
  • Colour Depth
  • Choosing a Format

In-Camera Image Storage Devices

How Photos Are Stored in your Camera and Computer

  • Drives
  • Folders
  • File Names
  • Trees
  • Paths

Transferring Images

  • Card Readers and Slots
  • Cable connections
  • Wireless connections

Storing Images—On Your System

  • Hard drives
  • Optical discs
  • CD/DVD burning software
  • Labelling CD/DVD discs

Storing Images—On the Road

Organising Your Photo Files Image Managers

  • Libraries
  • Tracking
  • Watched folders
  • Sorting
  • Ranking
  • Keywording
  • Filters
  • Metadata
  • Previews
  • Collections
  • Stacks
  • Light Table
  • Exporting
  • XMP
  • Archiving
  • Using all of the features—the workflow

Evaluating Your Images—Basics

  • Evaluating image size and orientation
  • Evaluating the tonal range
  • Evaluating colours
  • Evaluating details
  • Evaluating sharpness
  • Evaluating noise
  • Global vs local editing

Evaluating Your Images—Histograms

  • Evaluating Histograms
  • Highlight Warning
  • Clipped pixels
  • Sample Histograms

Photo-editing—Global Editing

  • The anatomy of Lightroom
  • The Library Module
  • The Develop Module
  • Developing Images
  • Other Modules
  • Exporting
  • Automation

Photo-editing—Local Editing

Colour Management—Colour Models and Colour Spaces

  • Colour Models
  • Colour Spaces

Colour Management—The Workflow

  • Creating profiles for colour management
  • Using Profiles in Photoshop

This course is available as a private or customised course. Contact us for further information and to customise this course to your exact requirements:

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