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Photoshop Level 2

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level.

You have familiarised yourself with the basic image editing tools of Adobe Photoshop. Now, you need to explore more advanced features and improve your workflow. In this course you will work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop.

You will be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course. Some of our courses include the ACA exam as part of course.


Learning Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Use advanced retouching and manipulation techniques
  • Improve the tonality and contrast of an image using curves and levels
  • Work with masks and blending effects to create sophisticated compositions
  • Use colour profiles to create a consistent and reliable colour workflow
  • Prepare artwork for print, web and video


Delegates should have completed the Adobe Photoshop Level 1 course or have relevant experience.

Course Content

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Fine tuning wide-gamut images
Using the Camera RAW plugin to import images
Cleaning images and compensating for camera specific lens and colour aberrations
Compose multiple images or use RAW data for High-Dynamic-Range adjustments

3D in Photoshop
Create 3D text effects
Converting Photoshop layers into pre-defined 3D shapes
Using the 3D workspace and on-screen controls
Understanding the 3D composition hierarchy
Importing 3D objects as layers
Painting object surfaces
Basic UV mapping
Advanced Vanishing point techniques
2D and 3D compositing

Video editing in Photoshop
Keyframe layer property changes to create animations
Import and cut video on the timeline
Create slideshows
Add transitions
Animate still images using Ken Burns effect
Apply filters to video layers
Add frames and masks
Export video

Scripts and Batch processes
Making use of scripted files
Compiling a contact sheet
Merging panoramic images
Recording and executing Actions for repetitive tasks
Use Adobe Bridge to organize assets

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