Course overview

THIS IS A FREE 'MULTIPLY' COURSE FOR NORFOLK RESIDENTS ONLY. Please only apply for this course if you live in the County of Norfolk, UK. This course will develop your technical and visual skills as you learn the principles of digital photography, image editing and manipulation. Using a FREE online photo editing website, you will explore techniques such as cropping, image sizing, removing and replacing a background, retouching, and adjusting lighting exposure. You will also learn how to create overlays and text and effects in layers. Prepare your images for personal use, buying and selling online or social media uploads.

Course description

In this photo editing course, you’ll learn how to edit and enhance photos using FREE online image editing software, that will enable you to add text and apply filters to pictures, crop out details, resize images and apply layers. You will also learn how to retouch photos and remove unwanted items from your image.

By the end of the course, you’ll feel confident using online image editing software to enhance your photographs and understand how best to share them on a variety of platforms.

You’ll need access to the Internet to take this photo editing course. Your tutor will upload useful materials to Canvas, the WEA’s digital learning platform.

In this course you will have the opportunity to discuss your progress with the tutor. You will also be able to set your own personal learning goals and get one to one support towards achieving them. The friendly atmosphere will offer the opportunity to explore different techniques and tools, learn from your tutor and other students on the course. Share ideas and best practice with the group. Get feedback on how to produce high quality professional looking images for personal use, buying and selling online or social media uploads.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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