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Photography Essentials

Overview

Learn how to light, shoot and edit stunning images from capture to delivery.

In this hands-on Photography Essentials course you will learn how to use your own equipment to take perfectly exposed and composed portraits and architectural photos. Master your camera’s Manual Mode and adjust aperture, shutter speed, and iso settings to any lighting condition. In this class, you will take your images into Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop to import, catalog and edit the photos to use in your company projects.

This course will cover topics including camera equipment, photo composition concepts and lighting techniques. You will learn how to adjust camera settings to capture the perfect exposure. You will be introduced to basic lighting concepts that include constant and strobe lighting equipment, as well as adjusting for ambient lighting conditions. In this training, you will run a photoshoot for Corporate Profile portraits.

To take full advantage of this class, it is recommended that you bring and use your own DSLR or Mirrorless camera. Your instructor will help you become familiar with your equipment as you shoot throughout the day.

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Outline


  • Learn how to use your camera in Manual Mode, Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority
  • Manipulate white balance, aperture, shutter speed, ISO and focus in a camera
  • Selecting the right lens for the different types of photography
  • Shooting in RAW vs JPEG
  • Understanding Lighting Equipment: Strobe vs Constant Lighting
  • Lighting setup for portrait photography
  • Exposing for ambient and flash lighting
  • Import and catalog photos using Lightroom Classic
  • Save copyright metadata to your photos
  • Learn photo editing techniques using Photoshop and Lightroom

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Prerequisites


Photoshop Training: Essential Skills I, or equivalent knowledge
or
Lightroom Training: Essential Skills I, or equivalent knowledge

course-level

Skill Level: 1

Foundation

Materials


Along with this training, you will receive:

  • Adobe Authorized Training
  • Student courseware and class projects
  • An Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate
  • Conversion tools bookmark
  • VIP Lumenbrite Seminars & Events
  • Adobe MAX Discounts & Exclusive Events

This training can also assist with the preparation of Adobe certification exams, including the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exams.

Adobe Authorized Training Center