PUBL 1124: Adobe Photoshop

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 2.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 6.0

Course Description

This assignment-intensive, hands-on course will provide a broad understanding of current imaging techniques. The interface and tools of Adobe Photoshop will be explored in-depth with topics including raw file optimization, colour correction, colour management, selections, masks, paths, retouching, compositing, sharpening and leveraging a variety of colour spaces. Preparing images for reproduction in print and electronic display will be explored thoroughly. Students will also create Actions to automate workflows.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: a minimum of 80% in BC English 12, BC English Literature 12, BC English 12 First Peoples, or equivalent; IB English A1 (Higher Level) with a score of 5 or higher; AP English Composition or Literature with a score of 4 or higher; LET level 3 or higher; LPI with a minimum of 26 on the essay plus one of: 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension; IELTS with a minimum level 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in Reading and Writing; TOEFL (internet-based) score of 80 with a minimum of 18 in Listening, 18 in Speaking, 20 in Reading, and 20 in Writing; TOEFL (paper-based) with a minimum of 550 and a TWE (essay) score of 4.0; CAEL with a minimum of 70 overall and a minimum of 70 on essay; successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course with a minimum "C-" grade for which Langara offers university-transferable credit; ENGL 1120 at Langara College with a minimum "C" grade.

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