Editing digital images

Using Photoshop

  • What is the average current screen resolution and why is it important?
  • How do you optimize and reduce image file size for a JPG?
  • What are some ways to optimize and reduce image file size for a GIF?
  • Why do we want to reduce image file size?
  • What is the maximum optimized image file size?
  • What happens if you change the image size as opposed to the canvas size?
  • What are the three main windows to have open while you’re working on an image?
  • What is the layer stacking order? Which comes first?

Photoshop elements & functions:

  • Layer sets vs. layer comps
  • masking
  • Clipping group
  • Typography: serif and sans serif
  • bitmap and vector graphics (rasterized type)
  • background image for web / offset
  • Gif transparency
  • User slice and automatic slice
  • rollovers
  • animated gifs / tween
  • automated functions / gallery