Digital Image Editing and Creation

Photoshop is first and foremost a photo-processing program, but also so much more than that.

When you master the basics, this course is the best way to learn about other program options that will help you work faster and expand the possibilities for realizing your ideas.

In this course, you will master the tools to accelerate the repetitive tasks. Also, you will learn advanced techniques for working with vector and 3D graphics. A special part of the course is devoted to the theoretical basis and practical application of RAW and HDR photography.

Successful completion of this training will give you a solid foundation and get you ready to take the Adobe exams.

Tools to increase productivity
•Creating your own keyboard shortcuts
•Recording and changing layer compositions
•Local image restoring, History Brush tool
•Trimming and correcting images with Crop and Straighten Photos tools
•Swatches palette with predefined color libraries (create, edit, save, load)
•Reading the values of the sample color components using the Eyedropper tool
•Automation by applying actions and creating the actions
•Applying actions to multiple photos
•Saving multiple images with Image Processor tool
•Working with mockup files

Additional selection techniques
•Creating masks with Quick Mask tool
•Adjusting the selection edge with Select and Mask tool

Image editing tools
•Creating seamless textures using Offset filters and retouching tool
•Radial Blur and Motion Blur filters
•Adjusting the image color with Match Color tool
•Creating and modifying the Smart objects

Raw photography
•About Raw Photography
•Necessary equipment
•Sensors, color depth, dynamic range
•RAW file format and JPEG compression
•Adjusting an image with Adobe Camera Raw (white balance, exposure, brightness, contrast, sharpness and color saturation)
•Synchronized adjusting of multiple images with Adobe Camera Raw tool
•Linking Adobe Camera Raw tool and Photoshop for further photo editing

HDR photography
•About HDR photography
•Necessary Equipment
•Procedure for obtaining appropriate photographs for further re-touching
•Creating an HDR image from one or more photos

Photo editing
•Lens Correction filter (image distortion correction due to lens imperfections)
•Solving the depth of field problems of an image (Depth of Field)

Vector graphics
•Creating vector symbols from text
•Placing text along the path
•Complex path application methods in combination with raster tools and creating the hybrid raster-vector graphics.
•Opening PDF and EPS files

3D techniques
•Creating 3D text
•Creating predefined 3D objects
•Texturing 3D objects
•Lighting the 3D objects
•Rendering the views

Additional tools for working in Photoshop

Third-party plugin tools

Upon completion of the course students will receive the internationally recognized Adobe Certificate of Completion, as well as the Crater VFX Training Center Certificate.

Saša Živković
Education Manager @ Crater Training Center

With thousands of educated trainees of all ages under his hat, Saša is an expert in IT-related education certified by Adobe and Autodesk. A consistently top-rated Autodesk instructor for Serbia, he was also licensed by the Institute for the Advancement of Education and Training to provide IT training to high school teachers. In collaboration with Computer Library Čačak, he has authored four AutoCAD instruction books.
A multi-talent, Saša also worked on various projects related to stage design, advertising, and business process monitoring software implementation. Formally educated as a Naval Architect at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, he has spent his life expanding his knowledge of computer graphics and its cross-industry applications. At Crater Training Center, he teaches AutoCAD 2D, AutoCAD 3D, 3ds Max, Teen 3ds Max, Architectural Visualization, Photoshop, Teen Photoshop, Digital Editing and CreationArchitecture Student Module 1 and Architecture Student Module 2.


150 EUR for classes in Serbian
225 EUR for classes in English cat. 1*
300 EUR for classes in English cat. 2*
VAT included. Class is 45 minutes
* Country category list

18 classes

basic computer skills
* or equivalent computer skills