When it comes to photo editing, Adobe Photoshop is one of the most commonly used and versatile softwares out there. It can also be one of the most intimidating, simply because of the sheer number of editing tools and capabilities that are built into it. If you’re just getting started in Photoshop, this lesson will give you some basic techniques to help get going.
In This Lesson
Introduction to Photoshop
- Editing image size, resolution, and focus
- Adding layers to an image
- Editing color, lighting, brightness, and contrast
- Saving and exporting photoshopped images
[Click here to view and use the Google Slide Presentation “Introduction to Photoshop”]
Try Your Hand at Photoshop Editing
For schools that have access to Adobe Photoshop software, what better way to teach students about photo editing than with firsthand user experience? In this activity, students will practice basic photo editing techniques and learn how to properly save and export their photos for future distribution. Some assembly of this activity is required of the teacher.
[Click here to view and print the Google Doc handout “Try Your Hand at Photoshop Editing”]