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Course Code: CEPH 550
Can you imagine how awesome it would be to have your photos featured in a leading magazine? Well, someone has to do it and it might as well be you. Sure, you've learned a lot about photography and digital manipulation using Photoshop, and you've really sharpened your skills. But now it's time to get down to business and go commercial. In this course, you'll learn how to manipulate images to accent specific areas of a photo; create smooth, flawless skin; enhance the make-up on a model’s face; use advanced burning and dodging techniques; and enhance glamour lighting on portraits. If there were a PhD in commercial photography, this course would be it.

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Build your professional-quality photo portfolio;
• Focus on specific details in a photo for added effect;
• Create the appearance of smooth, flawless skin;
• Hone your skills creating professional-looking, magazine-quality photos;
• Produce beautiful toning effects in black and white or colour;
• Learn how to interact with professional photographers in a real-world scenario.

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.

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.



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