Concordia University


Course Code: CEPH 465
You're on your way to becoming a master of Photoshop. But there's still more to learn, which is why you'll want to take this course. Here, you'll discover how different tools can be used in conjunction with sophisticated selection techniques, layer masks, alpha channels and blend modes to achieve realistic, and, more importantly, believable effects that trick the viewer's eye. You will very literally be manipulating reality. But first, you'll have to learn the importance of curiosity, patience and time when creating your art. Feel up to the challenge?

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Analyze the structure of the elements in a photograph;
• Determine the best approach to produce realistic digital composites;
• Build your professional-quality photo portfolio;
• Learn the essential steps in mastering channel masks;
• Gain skill with lens correction and hair masking;
• Use vanishing points to add or eliminate elements in a photo;
• Create a variety of mysterious or dramatic looks.

Our approach

In this course, you'll gain real-world experience by working with a seasoned pro who'll show you the ropes. More excitingly, you'll learn through hands-on projects using the most powerful equipment and the very latest digital-imaging software. You can't get skills like this on YouTube.

Who benefits the most?

• Students who have completed CEPH 419 and want to continue their studies.
• Anyone who wants to improve their ability to manipulate digital images using Adobe Photoshop.
• Artists who want to expand their creative horizons or seek out commercial contracts.
• Art students who want to broaden their capacity for creative expression.
• Anyone who is contemplating a career in photography.
• Anyone working in advertising, marketing, promotions, sales or communications.

Alumni discount

Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni, based on the information maintained by the Office of the Registrar, are waived from paying registration and late registration fees when enrolling for courses at Concordia Continuing Education. In addition, Concordia University Undergraduate and Graduate Alumni will receive a 10% reduction on their tuition fees. The Alumni discount is automatically calculated when students enroll on-line.


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