084386: Adobe Photoshop CS5: Photo Printing and Color (1Day)
Course Objective: You will use color management techniques and color correct images to ensure optimal print output.
Target Student: This course is intended for photo professionals or enthusiasts who have a basic foundation of Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 and are interested in using Photoshop for printing and color correction. This course covers the Adobe Certified Associate exam objectives, and is intended to help students prepare for the examination.
Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course, it is recommended that you first take the following Element K course: Adobe® Photoshop® CS5: Level 1 - ACA, or have equivalent knowledge.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- understand the various color modes and workflow.
- calibrate a monitor and use color management profiles to control image display.
- use the advanced image support features available in Photoshop CS5.
- combine images.
- enhance the quality of images.
- adjust RGB colors to perform color correction for images.
- create high quality CMYK separations for commercial printing.
- convert color images to grayscale and add spot colors to them.
Lesson 1: Understanding Color Modes and Workflow
Topic 1A: Compare Color Modes
Topic 1B: Examine Color Workflow
Lesson 2: Setting Color Space
Topic 2A: Calibrate and Profile the 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: Work with the Camera Raw Format
Topic 3B: Create High Dynamic Range Images
Topic 3C: Enhance Images Using Lens Correction Filter
Topic 3D: Preview an Image on a Video Monitor
Lesson 4: Combining Images
Topic 4A: Merge and Rescale Images
Topic 4B: Blend Images
Lesson 5: Enhancing Image Quality
Topic 5A: Reduce Noise in Images
Topic 5B: Sharpen Images
Topic 5C: Minimize Moiré Patterns
Topic 5D: Eliminate Red Eye Defects
Lesson 6: Adjusting RGB Colors
Topic 6A: Identify Color Regions for Color Correction
Topic 6B: Make Color and Contrast Adjustments
Topic 6C: Make Basic Curve Adjustments
Topic 6D: Correct Memory Colors
Topic 6E: Adjust Shadows and Highlights Independently
Lesson 7: Creating CMYK Separations
Topic 7A: Adjust Color Settings for Prepress
Topic 7B: Examine Calibration Techniques
Topic 7C: Adjust Out-of-Gamut Colors
Topic 7D: Color Separate Images
Topic 7E: Adjust CMYK Curves
Lesson 8: Working with Grayscale Images and Spot Colors
Topic 8A: Convert Color Images to Grayscale Images
Topic 8B: Create Duotones
Topic 8C: Add Spot Colors to Selected Areas of an Image
Appendix A: Examining Scanning Preferences
Appendix B: Identifying Scanner Settings and Adjustments
Appendix C: Printing Conditions for Commercial Purposes
Appendix D: Choosing Image Resolution
Appendix E: Objective Mapping for Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication Using Adobe® Photoshop® CS5