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VCT/236
INTRODUCTION TO IMAGE EDITING AND FORMATTING
 
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VCT 236 Week 1 Individual: Good Design, Bad Design, and How to Fix It
Select two images from the Internet: one you consider to be designed well and another you consider to be poorly designed. The images may be banner, online advertisements, or graphics on a site.
Write a 1- to 2-page summary that evaluates the images you have selected.
Explain why one image demonstrates effective design and why the other demonstrates ineffective design. Consider at least two of the following aspects of visual design:

  • Color

  • Contrast

  • Symmetry and asymmetry

  • Balance

  • Alignment

  • Proximity

  • Visual hierarchy

  • Typography


Explain how you would improve the poorly-designed image using Adobe® Photoshop®.
Cite the images consistent with APA guidelines.
Include a link to each image or the image file in your assignment submission.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files tab.
 
 
VCT 236 Week 2 Individual: Pros, Cons, and Legal Issues Draft
Based on your Week Two Learning Team Collaborative discussion, write a 2- to 3-page paper that includes the following:

  • The pros and cons of outsourcing the photography to a professional photographer.

  • The pros and cons of creating the infrastructure to take the photographs in-house.

  • The legal issues that may be encountered and how they should be handled under the in-house and outsourced models.


Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab above.
 
VCT 236 Week 2 Individual: Photo Manipulation
The individual assignments in this course build upon each other to design and develop an image banner that can be used as a website masthead or for other electronic and print publications, such as report covers. This assignment is due in Week Four.
Review a company website to determine the style and message this client is trying to depict. Select a non-copyrighted photograph that communicates this message appropriately. Include an image citation for your photo.
Compare the original photo to the following techniques:

  • Optimize the original photo for the web, and save the optimized photo. Place the optimized photo on a PowerPoint® slide with your description and file information.

  • Crop and resize the photo. Place the cropped photo on a PowerPoint® slide with your description and file information.

  • Retouch the cropped photo using a correction or color adjustment tool. Place the retouched photo on a PowerPoint® slide with your description and file information.


Create a PowerPoint® presentation that compares the original image and file information to three different image editing techniques. List the file format, the file size, and the image resolution on each slide. Include a brief description of your technique and any tools used.
Submit your assignment using the Assignment Tab above.
 
VCT 236 Week 3 Individual: Equipment and Impact Paper
Based on your Week Three Learning Team Collaborative discussion, write a 2- to 3-page paper that includes the following:

  • What equipment would be required and what costs would be incurred?

  • How would the photography influence the day-to-day store operations under each model?


Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab above.
 
VCT 236 Week 3 Individual: Banner
This week's assignment will incorporate last week's optimized photo into a banner using layers.
Create a background on a canvas that is 675 x 150 pixels.
Place the optimized photo from Week Two on a new layer.
Blend the transition between the background layer and the photo layer using gradients, feathering, transparency, or blurs.
Add another graphic element on a third layer.
Practice the principles of good composition, such as purpose, balance, color, alignment, and so on.
Submit the banner as a JPEG file that is less than 200KB.
Cite the incorporated photo from the previous week, in addition to this week's selected graphic.
 
VCT 236 Week 4 Individual: Frequency and Potential Uses Draft
Based on your Week Four Learning Team Collaborative discussion, write a 2- to 3-page paper that includes the following:

  • How often new photographs should be taken under each model.

  • The potential uses of the photographs and those implications under each model.


Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment using the Assignment Files tab above.
 
VCT 236 Week 4 Individual: Finalized Banner
This week's assignment will complete the banner.
Incorporate the design elements already established by the client, such as their logo, color scheme, motto, etc.
Add a logo to the banner.
Remove the background, or make this layer a transparent GIF.
Add legible text to the banner, reflecting the message of the client.
Submit the final banner as a JPEG that is 675 x 150 pixels and less than 200KB.
Cite the incorporated photo, graphic, and the logo.
 
VCT 236 Week 5 Individual: Image Editing Careers
Write a 1- to 2-page paper discussing what professional organizations might you join, and websites might you visit, that would provide insight into a career that includes responsibility for editing images?
Submit your assignment using the Assignment Tab above.
 
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