Images for in-class assignments, updated April 29, 2004
UPC label for the magazine assignment.
Perform tonal and color correction, combine foreground and background photos seamlessly. Prepare
for print by sharpening, converting to CMYK at 200 dpi
resolution. Show the results on-screen to the instructor.
- Perform tonal and color corrections for these two images: warm light and cool light.
- Outline the camera,
erase the background, paint on
a separate layer underneath.
- Creating selections: outline
replace background with a flat
- Outline the rabbit,
set background to greyscale, tone
the rabbit, with the exception
of the eye, blue.
- Scanning: input provided print
with the greatest level of detail,
color-correct it. Practice images
for color correction: Macbeth
Macbeth chart, un-corrected
image taken under incandescent
- Retouch a typical
portrait: brighten and sharpen
eyes, remove wrinkles, correct
flash tones. Example of a an obviously retouched portrait. A more subtle approach.
- Combine the two images seamlessly.
Please place the gull
in front of a cityscape.
Grades: please save all of your
work. I would like to record all
grades at the end of the semester
so that you have a chance to improve
earlier projects, time permitting.
However, projects should be ready
by the due dates in order for them
to be counted.
If you must be absent, please email
your assignment to the instructor
on or before the due date.
If you have any questions, please
ask during the class, or during
the lab time, or by email during