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By: Ms. Gemma F. Lamsen - T-1

Dr. Joseph Lopez & Dr. Ma. Caridad Abaya

At the end of this quarter, you are expected to:
Goals and target
Explore and examine the basic concepts and
underlying principles in photo editing especially using
Adobe Photoshop;
Apply the concepts and skills learned in photo editing
Produce a marketable product or service in photo
editing and
Appreciate the relevance of learning the basic
concepts and skills of photo editing

Setting our Goal and Targets

In studying this module, as a learner you need to
set your own learning goal and targets. Follow
the illustration below and place your answers in
your activity notebook
My Goals at the end of this module are:
1. To know the different editing techniques.
2. _________
My Targets are:
Target 1 - Create an edited picture
Target 2 - _________________

Lets begin!

Activity 1: Study the pictures below showing

services and products processed in an
image editing software.

Activity 1: Study the pictures below showing

services and products processed in an
image editing software.

Have you seen the changes?

What do you think was done on the


What are the effects of the changes? Were

they done for advertising, for entertainment,
for emphasis, for other effects?

Do you think you can create those

changes? How?

Do you want to be a good photo editor?


Image means.


Edit means

The process of altering, changing, modifying,
whether they are processed photographs,
traditional analog photographs or illustrations

Image Editing Softwares

Are the primary tools with which a user may
manipulate, enhance and transform images.
Also used to render or create computer art from
Adobe Photoshop Corel

Basic of Photo Editing

1. Cropping a technique where you cut out
distracting background or a clutter of irrelevant
objects around an image.

Study the picture below.

What can you say about the picture?

Remember this!
In cropping, always use the golden in

rule of thirds

Basic of Photo Editing

2. Resizing /Resampling
Resizing changing the size of the image
depending on the usage
Save a copy of your image before you resize it
so that you use it at a different size in the

Basic of Photo Editing

2. Resizing / Resampling
To learn further about the resizing, try
to look at the following terms:
Have you encountered these words before?
Can you tell the class about them?
Play video

Basic of Photo Editing

2. Resizing / Resampling

Resolution refers to the number of

dots per inch (dpi) that appear in our
Pixel Number of dots on the screen
But they actually look like small square

Basic of Photo Editing

3. Adjusting the Brightness/Contrast
Brightness the amount of light of an
Contrast defines the separation between
the darkest area and brightest areas of
the image.

Basic of Photo Editing

3. Adjusting the Brightness/Contrast
Increase in contrast and you increase the separation between
the dark and the bright, making shadows darker and
highlights brighter.

Example of Contrast:

Basic of Photo Editing

4. Sharpening and Softening
Sharpening is a tool that gives emphasis on
textures and for drawing viewer focus.
Excessive image sharpness will always
increase the amount of contrast and distorts
color relationships.
Softening- is the opposite of Sharpening

Basic of Photo Editing

Sharpening and Softening

Basic of Photo Editing

5. Automatic Image Enhancement
Basic automatic image improvement features
in camera and image editing programs
Corrects color imbalances, red eye reduction,
sharpness adjustments, zoom features and
automatic cropping
Why automatic?
Because it happens with less user interaction or is
offered with one click of a button

Basic of Photo Editing

6. Data Compression
- many image file formats use data
compression to reduce file size and save
storage space
Some File formats that use data compression:
JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
PNG Portable Network Graphics

Key Terms and Definition

Photoshop Document (.psd) is the file
format in which Photoshop saves documents by
default. It is a multi-layer document that retains
its full editing options when saved.
Layers the ones that composed a Photoshop
document. These are single transparent sheets
which hold particular pieces of an image. These
layers can contain images, text and vector

Key Terms and Definition

Selection refers to the region in an image
that will be affected by the various tools.
Resolution refers to the number of pixels in a
full size image
Image Size actual size of the image
considering its height and width size

Key Terms and Definition

Color Mode refers to the types of colors you
will be using in you image
Types of color modes:
1. CMYK Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, BlacK

Setting of images that will be printed on paper

2. RGB Red, Green, Blue

- color channel for the Web

Activity: Group yourselves into

four and complete the WEB
Direction: Enumerate the basics of image editing
and give brief description of each.



Thank you

By: Gemma F. Lamsen