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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​Master the effects that contribute to compelling images. Image Post Production explores the fundamentals of working with digital images acquired from capture, with a focus on the image optimization process within Adobe Photoshop. This course will demonstrate how to produce a high-quality image that can be reproduced for multiple purposes. Topics include colour theory as it relates to digital images, processing camera RAW files, non-destructive workflow within Adobe Photoshop, making selections, and working with layer masks. The course will be provided in a lecture/lab format with in-class exercises providing hands-on experience.​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$598.54

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of GDES 2012 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91722

Duration

Wed Jan 03 - Wed Mar 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 91722
  • Domestic fees $598.54
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 20 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Mark Whitehead

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$598.54

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more part-time courses can purchase a subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at a discount through BCIT’s new software portal: kb.bcit.ca/student/adobe-creative-cloud-subscription-flexible-learning-student-3130/
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of GDES 2012 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 68661

Duration

Wed Apr 03 - Wed Jun 19 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 68661
  • Domestic fees $598.54
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 03 - Jun 19 Wed 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Mark Whitehead

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$598.54

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more BCIT Flexible Learning courses are eligible for a free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription from BCIT. Up to two weeks prior to their course start date (and not before), please visit kb.bcit.ca, select the Student Resources section, and search for “Adobe Creative Cloud”, then follow the instructions in the article found to claim your free subscription.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Correct, enhance and retouch JPG images in Photoshop using a non-destructive workflow
  • Crop, recompose and resize images to meet specific requirements
  • Apply different colour profiles to images for use in production ready artwork
  • Export files from Photoshop for web use and print production
  • Work with colour modes and channels which contain the image colour information
  • Explain colour theory that relates to working with digital images
  • Utilize Photoshop RAW processing interface to process Camera RAW files
  • Correct, enhance and retouch camera RAW files in Photoshop
  • Work with layers, layer blending modes and Layer Styles
  • Create and save accurate paths using the pen tool in Photoshop
  • Load accurate paths created in to layer masks for detailed refinements using brushes
  • Composite multiple images together non-destructively in Photoshop
  • Perform advanced non-destructive image retouching on a variety of images in Photoshop
  • Batch process and batch export multiple images using actions and Camera RAW interface in Photoshop​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2023

Related Programs

Image Post Production (GDES 2012) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Graphic Design
    Certificate Full-time/Part-time
  2. Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
    Certificate Part-time

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