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Introduction to Digital Photography and Image Editing

Syllabus Details
Introduction to Digital Photography and Image Editing is an activity-based syllabus that teaches digital photography and image editing skills using Adobe tools. Each activity contains a small task within so students are learning and refining their skills as they complete each task. Each activity also contains student guides to use in order to learn the technical skills required to complete each task.
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Syllabus Author
Adobe Education Helping educators ignite creativity in their classrooms and prepare students for success.
Syllabus Timing
Total Hour(s)
13
Syllabus Overview
Syllabus Units
4 hours

Unit 1: Understanding digital photography

Digital photography is fast, fun, and easy. With just a few clicks of the mouse you can download, organize, edit, and share all of your digital photos. In this unit, students take photos and gather images from various sources, identifying elements of visual design that reflect good composition. Students also learn about scanned images, Camera RAW, video stills, key digital image terminology, design principles, and copyright and fair use.

Unit Activities

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5 hours

Unit 2: Editing images and graphics

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard program for manipulating images and creating bitmap graphics. In this unit students are introduced to the interface, terminology, and basic panels in Photoshop and Illustrator. They will learn about the purpose of layers, how to organize and customize a workspace, how to manage color, how to edit images, and how to create and edit graphics from images in Photoshop and Illustrator.


Unit Activities

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2 hours

Unit 3: Advanced image editing techniques

Adobe Photoshop has many advanced image manipulation features, including the ability to manipulate color, use filters, change or create an image’s perspective, and warping images that enable user to create powerful images. Use this unit to introduce your students to some advanced imaged editing techniques to help them design creative, unusual, and stunning images.

Unit Activities

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2 hours

Unit 4: Publishing images and graphics

Different mediums—print, web, and video—require different file formats. This unit teaches students how to generate appropriate image and graphic file formats for these mediums.

Unit Activities

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