Introduction to Digital Photography: Photoshop Basics and Photo Editing

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Everyday millions of digital images are uploaded to social media, shared with friends, and moved around the world. Sowhat separates the photographers from the rest? 

Teach students the artistic side of photography and how to elevate their photographs through the editing stage of photography. This handout provides step by step instructions on how to do basic editing to photographs using Adobe Photoshop. 

All in all this worksheet includes: 

➣How to open your photograph using Photoshop

➣Resiziung your image and increasing the DPI

➣Creating a background layer copy to edit

➣Adding a levels adjustment layer

➣Adding a curves adjustment layer

➣Adding a color balance adjustment layer

➣Experimenting with retouching the image using tools in the toolbar

➣Sharpening the image using unsharp mask


➣Saving and renaming the photograph to preserve the original

Bring photography out of getting "likes" and back into the world of art by teaching your students how to properly edit their photographs.. Separate the taking from the making!

Interested in other photography products? Check out other lessons below! This product and all of the below products are included in a semester long bundle pack. Save money and time by purchasing it in the Introduction to Photography bundle. First day of school photo handouts

DIY photo journal project

Blind Photography project

How to set up a class blog

Your World project

Family Heritage project

Introduction to the elements of photography and rules of composition

Aperture lesson

ISO lesson

Shutter speed lesson

Learning manual mode lesson

Practicing manual mode lesson

How to photograph portraits lesson Abstract or Life in Color project

Exposure in silhouettes and nature

Environmental Portraits project

Double Exposure in Photoshop

Storytelling Through Photography

Conceptual Photography project

Are you looking for a quicker intro to DSLR photography pack? Check out my six week bundle on learning manual mode here.

✳Check out my other products here.

This product was created in collaboration with my amazing friend and coworker, Meagan Brooker. Meagan has taught for many years, with a focus on AP Art, Drawing, and Photography. In addition, she has been responsible for capturing our annual family photographs, maternity, and newborn pictures that I will treasure forever. This girl knows her stuff, and better yet, how to teach it to students.

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3 pages
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Lifelong tool
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