Making Great Photobooks - SUMMER

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Photobooks are the ideal medium for displaying your holiday or family photos. Learn how to plan your layout and edit your work; how to make sense of the available tools and printing options and most importantly how to get truly professional resutls.

Sample photos are provided by the tutor, however you may bring in your own photos on a USB if you wish.

Workshop includes:
* editing for perfect printing
* planning your story
* perfecting the layout
* colour matching
* special effects
* framing and optimal cropping
* and even shooting photos especially for creating books.

There is a practical component to this class, where you will have the opportunity to do some hands-on practice with the Adobe Photoshop Elements program. You will leave the day knowing how to make sense of the options, work with the tools, understand the jargon, use good design criteria, get your pictures properly edited for optimal printing, and being able to apply what you have learnt to any application and book supply company of your choice.

This course is taught in a PC environment.

Course ID SUM1008
Price $195.00 (GST included)
Start date Thursday, 18 January 2018
Finish date Thursday, 18 January 2018
Sessions 1 session of 7 hours
Time 9.30am - 4.30pm
Tutor Brad Nichol
Location CIT Bruce
Status Module is finished.


Pre-requisites: You will need to have a good grasp of basic computer operations to make the most of the practical component of this course.

Tea and coffee are available but please bring lunch and snacks for the day as the canteen will not be open. There is a fridge and microwave at the venue.

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"Gave me a much better understanding of photobooks and all the options available." Linda
"Explains complex information simply."
"As a person who loves doing scrap booking this is another way to use my photos and have records in another area. Very helpful tutor." Maureen

About your tutor:
Brad has over 30 years of teaching experience which extends across the areas of school education, community and adult education, disabilities and business.

Brad's training skills have particularly been focused upon the ever developing areas of digital imaging and related IT over the past 12 years and he is highly regarded for his innovation in the area.

Brad works to focused philosophy...."it is my job to make the complex simple for anyone who needs to understand".

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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