Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Training

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Adobe Photoshop CS5 training imparts the skills required for creating high quality digital images including image manipulation, photograph retouching, graphics designing, and much more. Photoshop is globally recognized premier digital imaging software used by the professionals.


The training delivers Photoshop basics by using adjustment tools, brushes, content-aware tools, shape tools, and layers. The use of filters and creation of vector graphics as smart objects is also covered along with other tools mandatory to create rich Photoshop images. Participants explore how to use the magic of the powerful tools for producing sophisticated results in minimum possible time.

On the completion of the training, the individuals will inculcate the following skills:

  • Navigate the user interface
  • Understand fundamentals required to work on the images
  • Differentiate between various file formats
  • Well-versed in using adjustment tools and their purpose
  • Work with selection tools to mark the edges of an object
  • Use filters to remove noise, give retouch to the photos, or to apply special art effects
  • Effectively use brushes and layers
  • Manipulate vectors, images and objects
Target audience
  • Professional Photographers
  • Amateur photographers
  • Website designers
  • Interior designers
  • Architectural professionals
  • Multimedia professionals
Prerequisites

While there is no formal pre prerequisite for this training, however candidates with a strong interest in digital imaging are the ideal participants for this course.

SECTION 1: Introduction to Photoshop CS5

1. Introduction to Photoshop Essentials

  • Pixels, Resolution & Color
  • Exploring the Interface
  • Choosing File Formats

2. Exploring and Customizing The Workspace

  • Viewing & Navigating Images
  • Setting User Preferences
  • Choosing Color Settings
  •  Customizing the Workspace
  • Essential Keyboard Shortcuts

3. Introduction to Adjustment Tools and their Purpose 

  • Using Rulers & Guides
  • Introduction to the Adjustment tools and their purpose
  • Learning the Curves Tool vs. the Levels tool
  • Exploring Hue & Saturation
  • Cropping & Straightening
  • Adjusting Color Balance

SECTION 2:  Making selections, editing and type design

1. Introduction to Photoshop Tools and their Use

  • Introduction to Photoshop Tools and their use
  • Manual Selection Tools
  • Using the Quick Selection Tool
  • Understanding the Selection panel
  • Creating Color-Based Selections & Saving Selections
  • Using Adjustment Layers
  • Understanding Layer Masks

2. Brushes and Content-Aware Tools

  • Applying Layer Blend Modes
  • Snapshots & the History Brush
  • The Retouching Tools, including Content-Aware Fill
  • Removing Noise from an Image
  • Adjusting Perspective with the Lens Correction Filter
  • Content-Aware Scaling

3. Working with Type

  • Working with Type
  • Paragraph & Character Formatting Options
  • Typing On a Path
  • Applying Layer Styles

SECTION 3: Manipulating vectors, images and objects in Photoshop

1. Shape Tools, Paths and Smart Objects

  • Vectors & the Shape Tools
  • Creating Paths
  • Saving & Loading Paths as Selections
  • Subtracting, Adding Intersecting, & Excluding
  • Vector Graphics as Smart Objects
  • Creating & Replacing Smart Object
  • Creating Multiple Instances of a Smart Object

2. Smart Filters, Metadata and Outputting

  • Smart Objects Deserve Smart Filters
  • Exploring the Workspace
  • Searching & Organizing Files
  • Leveraging Metadata
  • Outputting
  • Repairing an Image

3. Understanding Layers

  • Manipulating Image Layers
  • Mastering the Layers Panel
  • Understanding the Layer Style Window
  • Creating Layer Groups & Comps

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