Adobe Photoshop - Introduction: The Fundamental Elements for Digital Photography


In this six week introductory course you will begin to develop the appropriate use of various tools in Photoshop. Focusing on the needs of photographers, you will learn skills that will enable you to manipulate and enhance digital images and reliably produce high quality photographic images.

Course content

  • Using Adobe Bridge
  • Photoshop tools overview
  • Jpeg files capture and post production
  • Layers and layer masks
  • Histograms and curves
  • Colour and tonal adjustments
  • Creating composite images
  • Black and white digital darkroom
  • Blending modes and filters

Ideal for

People with little or no knowledge of Photoshop looking to enhance their technical skills and the creative techniques that may be used to improve image quality.

Completion of this course will not guarantee entry into an RMIT Program.

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On completion of this course, you will have developed the essential knowledge and understanding required to effectively use tools and functions in the adobe Photoshop application.


Basic camera and computer knowledge. (MAC experience recommended)

Materials supplied

On campus use of Mac computers.

Materials to bring

  • File storage device, ie. USB flash drive, hard drive, recordable CD or DVD
  • Notebook and pen
  • Images (of any kind)


Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

Course Presenter - Joseph Brabet
Joseph Brabet brings his photography expertise and design know-how to every PhotoShop class. With a background in architecture and many years’ experience in graphic design before becoming a professional photographer, Joseph knows color and composition. He has worked as a photographer, designer and educator in Australia, Japan, Singapore, France, Germany and Switzerland.


  • The facilitator is very experienced. Ruoxi

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Available course dates

Monday 09 April 2018

  • Code S345261
  • Start date 09.04.18
  • End date 14.05.18
  • Hours 18.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $590.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 09.04.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 16.04.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 23.04.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 30.04.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 07.05.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 14.05.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00

Monday 13 August 2018

  • Code S345261
  • Start date 13.08.18
  • End date 17.09.18
  • Hours 18.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $590.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Mon 13.08.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 20.08.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 27.08.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 03.09.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 10.09.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Mon 17.09.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00

Thursday 04 October 2018

  • Code S345261
  • Start date 04.10.18
  • End date 08.11.18
  • Hours 18.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $590.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Thu 04.10.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Thu 11.10.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Thu 18.10.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Thu 25.10.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Thu 01.11.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Thu 08.11.18 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00

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