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The ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers)
(leading to ExpertRating Photoshop Training Certification-Photoshop Elements 5.0 for Digital Photographers)

Bring out the best in your images! Adobe's Photoshop Elements 5.0 provides the tools you need for quick fixes and detailed enhancement. Take control as you discover the exciting features of this award-winning package designed for photo enthusiasts. Created for those with no image-editing experience, this class will take you from novice to accomplished user.

Adobe combines the power of its award-winning technology with the ease of use desired by users with quick results in mind. You'll experience the simplified process of editing images on your computer, correcting flaws, enhancing the final product, creating simple art projects, preparing images for e-mail and the Web, and organizing your images into categories, along with learning how to use the powerful tools that make this program so popular.

Photoshop Elements 5.0 gives you room to grow while providing dynamic results in the early stages of the learning curve. By providing more features and tools than are commonly found in similar programs, Elements 5.0 broadens the options available to amateurs in the field.

You'll experience the high-quality results of Elements without having to learn complex professional techniques. By concentrating on the basic tools and their powerful options, you'll find a world of opportunities at your disposal through simple steps.

If you haven't unlocked the mysteries of Photoshop Elements 5.0, leave your frustrations behind and enjoy a simplified introduction to the basics of this fascinating program. Practical exercises and surprising results will leave you with a great feeling of accomplishment.

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This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Beverly Schulz.

 Beverly Schulz

About the ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) instructor :Beverly Schulz is a freelance photographer and a graduate of the New York Institute of Photography's Professional Photographer's program. She teaches a number of classes in digital photography and has more than 25 years of classroom instruction experience. Her writing and photography have been published in a number of magazines. She has traveled extensively and participated in onsite photography workshops as well as independent photo quests. In addition to teaching and photographic work, she provides consulting services for digital photographers and clients.

 Photoshop Elements 5.0 for the Digital Photographers Course requirements: For taking this instructor led ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) you need Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 for Windows (software must be installed and fully operational before course begins), Microsoft Windows XP, Internet access, e-mail, and the Netscape or Internet Explorer or Firefox Web browser. Note: this course is not suitable for Mac users.
You should feel comfortable acquiring digital images, either with a digital camera, using images scanned onto CDs, or scanning film prints. We'll briefly review basic computer skills, but you should already be familiar with such actions as using a mouse, creating and accessing folders, and saving files.

 Testimonials: The ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) has received overwhelming positive feedback and reviews from students around the world. Here are a few:

"I am very happy that I took this class - it has already been helpful. I now feel like I can get my money's worth out of the Elements program. Instead of just "wandering about," I now can get some results!!! Thanks a bunch!""I found the course instructive and enjoyable. I am 83 years old and was able to follow the lessons with a minimum of confusion. When I encountered problems, I just repeated the lesson and found my errors."
"Instructor was excellent at explaining for the complete beginner, while not treating those of us who have a little experience as juveniles! She was extremely clear with all of her points. I would highly recommend this instructor.""Most enjoyable course. I am a self-taught PS Elements user who had used books and "jumping" in to learn previous versions of the program. This course was very, very helpful in getting the most out of this program. Thanks!"
"The course was very informative and interesting. I learned how to use the program in a way that was interesting and fun. I would strongly recommend it to anyone who wants to improve or play around with their pictures.""This course gave me a good start in learning PSE 5. It also provides a nice reference to return to as I continue exploring the program. I'm looking forward to taking part 2."
"This course is excellent in that it takes the mystique out of this complicated subject. The conversational tone is just what is needed to explain the concepts without sounding too technical, which can be a turn-off for anyone trying to learn photo editing."
"This is the first 'on-line' course I have taken and enjoyed being able to go through things at my own pace. I thoroughly enjoyed this course. The explanations and instructions were very clear and easy to follow, and…the lessons were downloadable. I certainly learned a great deal and look forward to taking the advanced course in the future."

Buy the ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers)- $99.99

ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers)

(leading to ExpertRating Photoshop Training Certification- Photoshop Elements 5.0 for Digital Photographers)

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Some Popular questions and answers about this ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) and Certification:

 How much does the Photoshop Training Certification cost and what does it include?

You can buy this ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) leading to Photoshop Training certification (Photoshop Elements 5.0 for Digital Photographers) at a special offer price of only $99.99 which includes the in-depth ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) Courseware and exam fee. This is the best value for money Photoshop Training Program available till date. You get the following services within the USD $99.99 fee.

 In-depth ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) Courseware including scenarios and case studies.

 An instructor to guide you through the course and to whom you can direct your questions.

 World wide airmail delivery of the hard copy Photoshop Training Certificate. The Photoshop Training Certificate can be used to prove your certified status and does not mention the words "online".

 An online transcript that can be used to prove your certified credentials on the internet at any time.

How do I get certified?

The process of getting yourself certified is very simple. All you have to do is buy the ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) for $99.99 . Log in to the instructor led course using your password. Go through the ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) Courseware (which would take you 6 weeks) and complete the final Photoshop Training Certification exam at your convenience. You can complete the exam within 2 months of buying the Photoshop Training Certification. The result of the exam appears as soon as it is completed, and your Photoshop Training Certificate is mailed immediately.

What learning aids will I get?

The ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) includes the following learning aids:

24 x 7 hour access to the courseware. A printer friendly version of the ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) is also provided

A friendly instructor to answer your questions online

A discussion area to have your questions answered

Chapter end quizzes to ensure that you are learning important aspects of every chapter

Chapter assignments to help you practically use the Photoshop Training that you will learn during the Photoshop Training Course.

What is the final exam like?

The final exam is fully based upon the   ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) Courseware that is provided along with the Photoshop Training Certification. If you have gone through the courseware properly you should not have a problem clearing the exam. The exam consists of multiple choice questions from all chapters of the ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) Courseware.

What are the course start dates?

ExpertRating instructor led courses commence every month, you can always choose a suitable date for your course commencement in any month. To see available course start dates, please click on the "Enroll now" button. All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when the lesson is released, but you must complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

A new section of each course starts on the second or third Wednesday of each month. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.


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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of digital photographers is expected to grow about as fast as the average for all occupations through 2016 and Photoshop Elements 5.0 is a boon for the digital photographers.

Adobe Photoshop, or simply Photoshop, is a graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems. Photoshop Elements 5.0 is the current and primary market leader for commercial bitmap and image manipulation. Photoshop has been described as "an industry standard for graphics professionals”. This course contains essential techniques of the program - color and tonal adjustments, layers, transformations, selecting, and masking.


The ExpertRating Photoshop Elements 5.0 for the Digital Photographer Certification course is a great way to enhance your resume by empowering you to do more efficient and effective editing, processing, and file handling.

ExpertRating Online Photoshop Course (Elements 5.0 Digital Photographers) Coverage (6 weeks program)  

Week One

Wednesday - Lesson 01

Photoshop Elements 5.0 is Adobe's newest release of its popular photo-editing software. It's an excellent package for photographers to use for editing and enhancing digital images. In this first lesson, you'll find out how to download the images you'll use in this class, and you'll get a chance to start exploring Photoshop Elements as a tour of the main work area gets underway. You'll also find information on what's new in the 5.0 version in case you're upgrading from a previous version of Elements.

Friday - Lesson 02

 This lesson will discuss the many file formats that digital images can take, and how to use them to your best advantage with Photoshop. You'll learn how to save updated originals and copies of your images, and you'll practice using Quick Fix for fast results. You'll see how to crop and rotate images to get just the look you're after, and how to use the Straighten tool for one-step corrections.

Week Two

Wednesday - Lesson 03

Digital images come in all sizes! This lesson will discuss image resolution, pixels, and recommendations for resizing pictures with excellent results. You'll learn how to optimize your images for the best print or quick transmission with e-mail. You'll also see how the Crop tool, Options bars, and a 3:2 ratio can change the look of your photos.

Friday - Lesson 04

Photoshop Elements gives you lots of options for printing your documents, including adding temporary colorful borders. You'll learn about all of your print options in this lesson. This lesson will discuss printing images to just the size you want and how to save them for use on the Web with Photoshop Elements Save for Web feature. It will also take the first peek at the Organizer as students practice printing multiple photos on a page.

Week Three

Wednesday - Lesson 05-

Most photographers have plenty of images to work with, but in some instances, you'll want to create a new file as a foundation for your images. You'll learn how to do just that in this lesson. You'll also learn how to add color using the Gradient tool, and you'll browse the endless choices for customizing your colors and patterns. You'll then move a photo onto your background, and discover how to use the Layers feature in the process.

Friday - Lesson 06

This lesson will focus on color adjustments. Photoshop Elements makes it easy to change hue and saturation, so this lesson will start by practicing that. Later, you'll create black-and-white images from color images using Elements' Black and White Conversion feature. And you'll find out how to isolate an individual color and just replace that one color with another. Color Variations is another wonderful visual tool included in Photoshop Elements. Here's your chance to learn how to make some quick color changes!

Week Four

Wednesday - Lesson 07

Light is the essence of photography, but it isn't always cooperative. This lesson will discuss ways to enhance and even create better lighting after an image has been taken. You'll see how to use brightness and contrast to improve your images, as well as techniques for lightening shadows. You'll also have a chance to work with the histogram, Levels, and 5.0's new Color Curves, which are all excelled tools for correcting lighting and color tones. Through all this, you'll see how Elements keeps track of your changes and lets you go back through them if you want to make a change.

Friday - Lesson 08

Students have peeked into the Organizer in an earlier lesson. This lesson will take a much closer look at this helpful organizational tool. In this lesson, you'll learn how it works to keep track of your images and this lesson will go over some strategies for using both Windows XP and Organizer for image management. You'll see how to sort your pictures, and how to tag and collect them for use in fun photo projects like scrapbook pages and greeting cards. You'll also learn how to use Element's Face Tagging feature to quickly locate photos of your favorite people.

Week Five

Wednesday - Lesson 09

Your creative projects may require including text with your photos. Photoshop Elements gives you numerous text tools and in this lesson you will explore those options as text is added to some sample images. You'll see how Photoshop Elements uses layers with text and how to master the Layers palette. This lesson will also begin a study of the powerful selection tools, starting with the color-based Magic Wand tool and the flexible Lasso tool. With these, you'll see the power of Feathering selections and copying selections within an image.

Friday - Lesson 10

You'll continue your study of the selection tools, learning how to create a silhouette image using the Magic Selection Brush tool. You'll also find out how to use any of the selection tools in a reverse mode for tricky selections. You'll practice using the Marquee tools to select perfect square and circles for use in framing and highlighting images, then you'll try Feathering your selections to see the difference it makes in creating soft, blended backgrounds. You'll also see how to use the Marquee tool to create borders and frames around your pictures

Week Six

Wednesday - Lesson 11

As the study of the selection tool is completed, you'll work with the Selection Brush tool for detailed and exacting work when you need it most. You'll also learn some advanced techniques for using the selection tools together. This lesson will work extensively with the Add to selection option and you'll find out how to preview your work with Mask Mode. You'll have a chance to experiment with some of Photoshop Elements filters and color options, as well as the settings in the Magnetic Lasso tool. As a final addition to your knowledge in this area, you'll have a chance to explore and work with each item on the Select menu.

Friday - Lesson 12

By the time we get to the last lesson, you'll know how to put quite a few new tools to work, but there's still more to learn! This lesson will discuss the retouching and correcting tools, and you'll perfect your skills with the Red Eye tool, the Clone Stamp tool, and both of the powerful Healing Brush tools. This lesson will go over when to use each tool for the best results, and you'll watch the power of Photoshop Elements unfold as you use these tools in your final assignments.

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