What is the course about?
An Introduction to the method of achieving consistent colour across computer monitors, printers, scanners and file output to print and web.
What will we cover?
The ICC system of Colour Management of digital images.
Setting up Photoshop (and Lightroom) for correct colour management of print and web images.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- recognise the need for colour spaces in a colour-managed workflow
- create and use a monitor profile
- create and use a printer profile
- set up Photoshop (and Lightroom) for a colour-managed workflow.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a course for people wishing to improve the colour accuracy and consistency of their digital images, prints and web images.
You will get the most from the course if you are already reasonably profcient in processing images in software.
You will need to be able to follow simple written and verbal instructions to support demonstrations, hand-outs and for health and safety information, and be prepared to take part in group discussion. You should be happy using numbers and able to do simple measurements and calculations.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Demonstrations, talks, slide presentations, handouts and practical exercises.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Take your skills to the next level or expand your interest with over 70 different practical and theoretical photography and photographic software courses run by Build, from wildlife and wedding photography to darkroom workshops. Browse the website or prospectus to get inspired.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details