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Self and Soul (Mixed media design)

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Anna Cornell Last Activity on May 6, 2015

This is a year ten digital media project I have created in 2015. It utilises photographic and illustrative skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. The task is a self portrait photographic print that includes hand drawn organic  and geometric illustrative elements.  The students are to create a print that is monochromatic and applies the gestalt principles and elements and principles of design in the final outcome. Image manipulation skills are key in making this work successful.
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How to Use The New Face Recognition In Adobe Lightroom CC

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 by Tom Green Last Activity on Apr 28, 2015

Over the years I have travelled all over the world and taken thousands of photographs. Keeping track of them has always been an issue. Though I have used Adobe Bridge quite extensively for this task, I have started to migrate to Adobe Lightroom. This is because Lightroom offers extensive support for adding metadata that makes it easy to find photos later. The pain point, especially when it comes to recognizing faces in Lightroom, is it has been a manual process. You have to add the metadata. The crazy thing is the capability to identify and recognize faces has been part of iPhoto, Aperture, and Adobe’s own Photoshop Elements. No longer. As of the April 21 release of Lightroom CC/ Lightroom 6, the process becomes an absolute breeze. Lightroom CC now contains a facial recognition feature that not only focuses on the faces in a folder full of images but also allows you to search for photos containing those faces.
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Video Editing with Photoshop Lesson Plan - Candie Witherspoon

Posted on Apr 13, 2015 by Candie Witherspoon Last Activity on Apr 13, 2015

I had never used video editing in Photoshop prior to this course.  I have used many other applications for that purpose in the past. Camtasia Studio is one that I have purchased and used for years because it also allows me to record teacher demonstrations on the computer as well as create videos and edit them.  I'm glad to know that I can do this in Photoshop too.  It will be a good opportunity for me to teach my Photography students a little video editing before they leave me this year.  I have prepared a lesson plan based on this course and the information and resources shared within it.  So do not be surprised if you see links to AdobeTV and Youtube videos that we viewed during this course. :)   Enjoy the lesson plan and feel free to copy it, tweak it, and share it with your fellow educators.   I have enjoyed this course.  I have been using Photoshop for 15 years or so, but there is ALWAYS something I can learn from courses like this, and video editing is a... Read More
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Photography presentations (dutch)

Posted on Apr 10, 2015 by Hilde Maassen Last Activity on Apr 10, 2015 An still growing presentation with already over 100 links to online slate presentations for students photography. About studio, technics, light, using a camera, design, lenses, composition, how to start as a photographer, writing bills, communicate with clients, presentation, buy a camera, developing a film, quitclaims, planning, apps for the photographer, shutter, aperture, making a site, business cards, marketing .......
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Understanding camera basics

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 by Dhanaraj Keezhara Last Activity on Apr 10, 2015

Understanding camera basics Cameras come in lots of different shapes and sizes, but they all have a few basic things in common: a lens to focus on your subject, a housing (with a handle to hold it), and a mechanism to record the image. In most cameras these days, that mechanism is likely to be an electronic sensor to record the photograph digitally.  It can be more difficult to override the automatic settings on cheaper models, which might leave you feeling that you are not completely in control of the final image. 
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How To Create Grayscale Images in Lightroom 5

Posted on Apr 3, 2015 by Tom Green Last Activity on Apr 3, 2015

It should come as no surprise that a lot of the color correction duties usually handled by Photoshop are now being handled by Adobe Lightroom 5. One of the main reasons behind this is the tools in Lightroom are seen as being a lot more robust than their Photoshop counterparts. As well, Lightroom natively manages Camera Raw images without the use of a plug in.
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9 Photo Composition Tips

Posted on Mar 17, 2015 by Matt Niemitz Last Activity on Mar 23, 2015

COOPH explains 9 photo composition tips with the help of Steve McCurry's incredible photographs.  Rule of ThirdsLeading LinesDiagonalsFramingFigure to GroundFill the FrameCenter Dominant EyePatterns and RepetitionSymmetry Source:  Credits:Director: Matthew RycroftVideographer / Editing: Andrea Schernthaner
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Photography Book with inDesign - Lesson Plan

Posted on Mar 1, 2015 by Candie Witherspoon Last Activity on Apr 10, 2015

Here is a lesson plan that I will be using for my Photography Class as their final assignment this year.  I have used this assignment in the past few years but not with inDesign.  I have used the free BLURB book creator desktop app that is downloadable from their website where we set up a store to print and sell extra copies of our student books as a fundraiser effort for my photography class to help offset costs for the course on things such as software renewal, photo printing paper, lighting equipment, etc.  We haven't raised a lot of money, because most are usually satisfied with their one copy, but I share the link with them to give to family and friends and tell them to encourage them to buy more copies as holiday gifts and to let them know that most of the proceeds go to support our class and to keep it going. As my class photography final I make them create a book designed from their best photos that they took this year.  They are required to make adjustments and manipulations to... Read More
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ADOBE Creative Class

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 by German Silva Last Activity on Feb 25, 2015

In this video, different presenters use ADOBE in a variety of ways.  There are many ways to reach a target an audience.  The only limit is our own imagination.  Here's the link:
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Create a promotional poster for a school event

Posted on Feb 21, 2015 by Jim Babbage Last Activity on Mar 28, 2015

Select an upcoming school event (Black History Month was one of my favorites) and have students work in pairs to create an event poster, using images they have created themselves, along with supplied artwork such as a guest speaker photo, school logo and promo copy about the event. Encourage students to research public domain imagery to help add more visual strength/relevance to the poster and to learn about copyright. During the creation of the poster, students should post iterations of the work on Behance, using WIP. Teachers and students can post helpful, constructive feedback during the creation process. Once the poster is finished, students should post the final work as a project, link it to the WIP and make sure that they share credit and attribution to their partner and list the external resources they used to finish the project. After the assignments are submitted, don't just grade them; invite a range of faculty and staff to view the final work and pick their top three posters. Once the result... Read More
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Keywording In Lightroom

Posted on Feb 21, 2015 by Joel Aarons Last Activity on Mar 28, 2015

This workshop looks at how to manage the multitude of images we seem to collect by using Keywords, Filters and Collections. It is, by it's nature, a simple session. But I feel it's important as it addresses a very real problem many photographers have when it comes to organising and accessing their photographs. Attached also is my resource for the lesson - my "cheat sheet". Also the Dropbox link below downloads a zip file with CC images that would be used for this course. IMAGES DOWNLOADED FROM THIS DROPBOX LINK
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The Public Domain Project

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 by Kev Lavery Last Activity on May 8, 2015

Literally thousands of public domain media files that you can use in whatever you like.  The Public Domain Project The Pond5 site is a little buggy and awkward but totally worth it for these amazing  resources. 
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Controlling White Balance

Posted on Dec 31, 2014 by Michelle Mondragon Last Activity on Dec 31, 2014

Controlling White Balance How does the color of light in a photograph affect it’s interpretation? Meaning of color Color chart How to achieve accurate color in you photographs. Give a live demonstration on how to use a white balance card. Also show video to reinforce information How to use a gray card video Explain the assignment and hand out the assignment instruction sheet. During class time they will go out of classroom to shoot the assignment. I will rotate around to each student to see that they understand their cameras and how to complete the work. Upon returning to the classroom I will demonstrate how to import the images, organize, and some of the options for correcting and enhancing. They will have a week to experiment with all that was shown. Upon returning they will show their work with the rest of the class. They will give their view on how the overall color in... Read More
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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Help/Reference Manuals/Guides

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 by Mircea Lungu Last Activity on Dec 29, 2014

I have uploaded this resource which contains the Web links to the original Adobe Photoshop Lightroom help/reference manuals/guides for those people who needed them, but didn't know where to find them and, therefore, couldn't get them. They are PDF files that can be downloaded and used offline, anytime, without the need of an Internet connection. There are different documents corresponding to the versions/releases of the software. All these electronic documents are copyrighted to Adobe Systems Incorporated and its licensors - they have all the rights reserved. The documents are licensed for use under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial 3.0 License. To view a copy of this license, please visit You can download the PDF files from the following links: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 reference: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom reference - Archive (older versions - 4, 3, 2):https://helpx.adob... Read More
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Lightroom vs Photoshop - what should a photographer learn?

Posted on Nov 24, 2014 by Daniel Scott Last Activity on Jan 6, 2015

Hey everyone,  Deane Patterson (Lightroom trainer and photographer) and I have created the ultimate resource to answer this common photography question. What is best for a photography Lightroom or Photoshop?  Check out the page. There is both a short answer and a long details explanation for both types of people. Along with some illustrations I've created in Photoshop & Illustrator.  I hope you like it. 
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Lightroom 5 - Advanced

Posted on Nov 3, 2014 by Mel Wolverson Last Activity on Nov 3, 2014

This is a recording of a live webinar I did earlier this year. The title says advanced, but it is really more advanced than my beginner webinar. I go into more detail in the library and develop modules than I had time for in the previous session. I go over the advanced search features, for instance.  Link to webinar
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Developing Creative Learners in K-12 Classrooms

Posted on Oct 29, 2014 by Pip Cleaves Last Activity on Jan 23, 2015

Creativity is no longer an elective, it's the future.  In a recent survey, 85% of people agreed that creative thinking is critical for problem solving in their career.* And with the challenges the world is facing today in our global economy, in our environment, and in social issues, the need for creative ideas has never been greater. Which is why we believe creativity must be a priority in education. Today’s students want to make a difference in the world. And they want to do it their way, using the tools of the connected world they’ve grown up in. Our opportunity is to provide an engaging learning environment that supports learning on any device, any time, from any location. And our imperative is to foster creative thinking, collaboration, and the development of digital skills. This webinar will share the strategies and tools used in our classroom to ensure students are given these opportunities to develop creative confidence to become innovative thinkers of the future. Join our... Read More
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Photography Syllabus

Posted on Oct 8, 2014 by MaryEllen Bridges Last Activity on Feb 15, 2015

This is a hands-on class that introduces various photographic processes, digital and darkroom photography, and explores numerous photo manipulation techniques.
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New tutorials available for Creative Cloud desktop & mobile apps

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 by Rita Amladi Last Activity on Oct 24, 2014

The Creative Cloud Learn team has released forty two tutorials timed with the latest launch of Creative Cloud apps.  In addition, we’ve added the Hello learning experience to Photoshop, with tracks for photographers and designers, and as part of that, we’ve updated a number of Photoshop tutorials. Visit for our complete library of tutorials.  For tutorials on new features in an app, visit and click on the app icon. Click What's New in the menu bar at the top. Enjoy! -Rita Amladi CC Learn team at Adobe
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Australasian time friendly Adobe in Education Live PL (2014)

Posted on Sep 23, 2014 by Tim Kitchen Last Activity on Oct 4, 2014

This post features a two page flyer outlining Adobe in Education live professional learning sessions that are generally in friendly dates & times for Australasian educators.
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