MEDIA 201: Digital Image Editing I

Provides fundamental digital imaging skills. Learn to scan, optimize, enhance, colorize, and combine photographs. Emphasis will be placed on editing photographs, color management, and acquiring a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop. Good computer and file management skills are recommended. This class may include students from multiple sections.

  1. Use Photoshop tools to manipulate, enhance photographs, and apply styles, filters and adjustments to multiple layers.
  2. Explore Photoshop's curves, levels, hue saturation commands, and use the histogram to identify contrast problems in a photograph.
  3. Remove dust and scratches from a photograph and color tint a black and white image.
  4. Differentiate between various graphic file formats for print and web display.
  5. Create a graphic website banner and save an optimized image.