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2019-2020 Course Catalog 
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VCT 2073 - Photography Editing 2

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course covers advanced editing techniques within Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom for output of web- and print-ready images while using an effective workflow. This course covers digital workflow, global corrections using Adobe Lightroom, and advanced artistic editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): VCT 1018  and VCT 1071  with grades of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Digital workflow and points of failure
  2. Lightroom interface and tools
  3. Global photo corrections using Lightroom
  4. Localized photo corrections
  5. Integrating Photoshop into the Lightroom workflow
  6. Advanced artistic editing techniques using Photoshop
  7. Output for print and web using Lightroom and Photoshop
  8. Saving time with Droplets and Actions

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. employ industry-standard storage practices to backup images.
  2. process large quantities of images using an effective editing workflow.
  3. edit images using the Develop Module in Lightroom.
  4. batch process photographs using Lightroom.
  5. organize images using the Library Module in Lightroom.
  6. watermark images to protect copyrights.
  7. edit images using advanced Photoshop techniques.
  8. apply artistic effects using advanced Photoshop techniques.
  9. utilize time-saving methods including Actions and Droplets to process images.
  10. output images for print and web using Lightroom.
  11. organize images across multiple projects using Collections in Lightroom.
  12. create custom layouts for print and web using the Print Module in Lightroom.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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