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PHOT1260 Discovering Digital Photography

Description: Discover Digital Photography introduces the technology that has catapulted the photographic world into the 21st century. You'll explore a broad overview of the basics of digital photography, including equipment, software, and practical uses. We'll discuss different types of digital cameras, from phones and tablets to digital SLRs, all of which offer a wide array of photographic options. We'll also help you decide what type of equipment fits your needs, and you'll have hands-on exercises so you can explore the areas that interest you.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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DSGN1310 Intermediate Photoshop CS6

Description: In this course, you can take your Photoshop skills to the next level by exploring more advanced features in Photoshop that let you easily re-edit projects long after they were originally created (and long after the Photoshop "undo" command has expired). Whether you're a photographer who wants to use Photoshop to edit photos, a scrapbooker, or an artist, this course will teach you the building blocks you need to unleash your creativity. It's also a lot of fun!
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1008 Introduction to Photoshop CC

Description: Photoshop is the world's most popular photo-editing program. Artists, photographers, designers, and hobbyists all rely on Adobe Photoshop for image creation and editing. Discover the fastest and most effective ways to use Photoshop from an expert and former columnist for Photoshop User magazine (who has twice been nominated for the Photoshop Hall of Fame).
You'll learn how to use Photoshop while accessing it from the Creative Cloud (CC). The course provides detailed, step-by-step instructions that you'll have no trouble following—even if you've never used a computer graphics program before! And you'll have a lot of fun doing it.
Photoshop CC has a host of impressive new features for photographers, and you'll encounter a number of them. We'll begin with an introduction to the Photoshop environment. Next, you'll learn how to create simple digital paintings (including some brushes that let you create the look of an oil painting from a photo).
Then you'll be editing your own photographs to get rid of dust and scratches, fix the color, and correct image exposure. You'll master techniques for switching the backgrounds on images and removing wrinkles and blemishes from photos, just like they do in magazines. You'll also learn about the content-aware Move tools in CC that, like magic, let you move something on an image and intelligently replace the "hole" left behind at the same time.
By the time you finish this fun, hands-on, project-oriented course, you'll be well on your way to expressing yourself with the most exciting graphics program ever developed.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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ARTS1005 Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera

Description: Get control of your digital SLR camera! In this course, you'll break through the technology barrier and learn how to use your DSLR to take beautiful photos. You'll start out by learning about the many features and controls of your DSLR and look at the lenses you need for the kind of photography you enjoy. Next, we'll explore exposure controls. You'll learn about metering, exposure compensation, managing aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. You'll find out how to use these features to get the right exposure for every shot. Visit www.ed2go.com/conestoga for more information.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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PHOT1181 Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

Description: Jump into the world of nature photography! In this course, you'll master taking beautiful outdoor photos of everything from landscapes to specific nature items such as water, flowers, trees, animals, and more. Along the way, you'll learn all about digital camera equipment, telephoto photography, and even macro photography. With plenty of examples and opportunities to share your work, you'll be shooting breathtaking photos in no time! NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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PHOT1171 Photographing People with Your Digital Camera

Description: Photographing people can be fun, exciting and complicated! You'll discover the best way to shoot faces, fix common close-up problems, and use digital photo editing techniques to retouch your photos and make other improvements. Next, we'll move onto portrait and formal group shots, where you'll learn how to organize people, which angles to use, and which to avoid. You'll become proficient in action photography, and you'll also learn several fun and creative ways to photograph children and babies. You'll even gain expertise in filling your photographs with imagery, setting moods, and creating themes. Rounding out your training, this course will allow you to edit and improve your photos with Photoshop Elements 3.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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COMP1054 Photoshop Elements 12 for the Digital Photographer

Description: Bring out the best in your photos! In this course, you'll learn how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 to do everything from quick fixes to detailed enhancements that will greatly improve the look of your digital photos. Even if you've got no image-editing experience, this class will take you from novice to accomplished user. It's also a great solution if you're upgrading from an earlier version of Photoshop Elements.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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PHOT1201 Secrets of Better Photography

Description: Designed for both film and digital photographers, this course is filled with tips and tricks to help you take better photographs. You'll learn the basic technology that all cameras use, and you'll receive helpful information on exposure and lighting. You'll also explore strategies for taking excellent photos in all types of situations, including portraiture, landscape, macro and still life. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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PHOT1191 Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer

Description: The lure of travel is surpassed only by the inevitable desire to bring home pictures and share your adventures. Join us and discover the world through a photographer's eye. This course will address the tools and tricks that enable digital photographers to capture scenes from around the world and bring them home. We'll share various examples from destinations across the globe, and expand your knowledge of techniques for shooting digitally and working with the images after you get back. NOTE: This course cannot be used as a credit towards Conestoga programs.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
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