5. Color Corrections – Due at the end of class Monday
Go over how color corrections on Photoshop, here is a video. When finished with the tutorial you should upload three images to your blog in a gallery. Each photo will use a different color correction adjustment. You will upload the following: desaturated photo, brightness and contrast photo, and photo filter photo. Your blog post title should be “Color Corrections”. You must title each photo to correspond with the adjustment used in the caption area and put into a gallery 3×1.
6. Self Portrait- Due at the end of class Monday
You will take a photo of yourself, you can either take one now on your computer or use one that you already have saved. You will then edit the photo using the color adjustments that we went over in class to create a unique portrait of yourself. Upload to your blog, the blog post should be titled “Self Portrait” and title your photo in the caption area.
7. Cropping Tool – Due at the end of class Tuesday
Go over how to use the cropping and marquee tools on photoshop, here is a link if you need help. When finished with the tutorial you should upload your photo that you cropped during the tutorial. Name your blog post “Cropping Tool” and title your photo.
8. Marquee Tool – Due at the end of class Tuesday
We will go over how to use the marquee tool in class, here is a link for the rectangle tool and here is a link for the elliptical marquee tool. Then you will take three pictures and use the marquee tool to crop out the unwanted background or what you don’t want. Then place them onto one blank page. One picture needs to use feathering, one needs to be rotated on the new document, and the third photo needs to be sized. Make sure that the picture is saved as a jpeg before you upload to your blog. All three images will be saved onto one background. Name your blog post “Marquee Tool” and title your image.
9. Quick Selection Tool – Due at the end of class Wednesday
Go over how to use the quick selection and magic wand tools, here is a link to help with the quick selection tool and here is a link for the magic wand.. Using the quick selection tool, select an object out of a photo and place it into a new document, size it and rotate it. Then use the quick selection tool on another object and feather it before taking it out and moving it to the new document. You will have two images on one document. Upload to your blog, title the blog post “Quick Selection Tool” and title your image.
10. Lasso Tool – Due at the end of class Wednesday
Go over how to use the lasso and magnetic lasso tools, you can go to this link to see again how to use the tool. This link will show how to use the polygonal lasso tool, and this link will show how to use the magnetic lasso tool. Using the lasso tool, select an object in a photo and move it into a new background, try to make the photo blend in, make sure that you cut the photo out correctly. Upload to your blog, title the blog post “Lasso Tool” and title your image.
11. Selection Assignment – Due at the end of class Thursday
Now that we have gone over the selection tools you will complete the following assignment: Take a photo of a landscape/background, and add three other photos (animal, person, food, etc) to it. Make sure that the photos that you add to the background make sense and look realistic (like they belong) by changing the color, saturation, vibrance, etc. This needs to be at least an 8×10. Make sure to save it as a JPEG before uploading to your blog, title your blog post “Selection Assignment” and title your photo.