Beginners Digital Imaging with Photoshop


5 weeks, 1 evening per week


Warrnambool Campus

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Photo identification (including your date of birth)

Basic computer skills in saving files and navigating around computer operating systems is needed.

Computer literacy and experience with photography would be advantageous.

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What You Learn

Digital compositing (merging multiple images together into one cohesive final picture/collage

Photo restoration techniques used to repair, retouch and even completely remove unwanted elements within images

The most commonly used tools and processes for image manipulation in Adobe Photoshop

Photo enhancement techniques and filters used to boost your images, to get the most out of your photography

What You Get

New found skills and knowledge in digital imaging including how to:

- create composite images (photo collages)

- repair and retouch historical family portraits

- create photographic posters and flyers suitable for events or promotional purposes

- manipulate and enhance images

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper

Photo identification (including your date of birth)

USB stick to save and keep your files

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Now's your opportunity to begin!

Get the most out of your photography by learning the most commonly used tools and processes for image manipulation and photo enhancement techniques and filters used to boost your images. Join our experienced facilitator and designer Tom Walter as he guides you through the various tools and techniques of manipulating digital images using Adobe Photoshop.


  • Photo restoration (restoring old images)
  • Boosting images (contrast, saturation and colour enhancements)
  • Compositing multiple images into a finished piece
  • Creation of posters and flyers
  • Working with images and text to create eye catching layouts and designs

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