OSH 911 / Non Credit
Course taught in: English

Course description:  Learn how to frame, add text, sign, copyright, create panos, multiple image compositions, sharpening, noise removal, luminescence, chroma saturation adjustments, gradients, selection and transfer techniques.  This course is taught in the OLLI@UM computer room on PCs.


Each student will be given 50 of Mr. Koslowski’s South Florida single and composite images, for practice in class and at home. 


Week 1

Introductions: Photographic experience- recent camera and post processing software. Filing and retrieving images, establishing image files and folders. Transfer of practice images and folders, for practice in class and at home.

Week 2

Demos focusing on specific selection tools, their functions and image enhancements.

Week 3

Layers, multi-image composites, Framing and signing with PSE.

Week 4

Enhancements: cloning, healing brush, texts, copyrights, signing.

Week 5

Learn to create panoramas with stitching practices of architecture and landscape scenes, including framing and adding texts.

Week 6

Practice dodging and burning and the use of gradients. Review all phases of image enhancement with Adobe PSE.


Please bring a 16GB USB thumb drive to the first class, for the transfer of practice images and folders - for practice in class and at home.


Instructor: Mr. Karl Koslowski


This course is available as part of the following:

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Courses
These courses and programs are available at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. Membership is required. Our classes take place in Lau Founders Hall, 1550 Brescia Ave., Coral Gables, FL 33146 unless otherwise noted below.

OLLI 2019-2020 Membership is required to take this course and will be added to your cart upon enrollment. If you already have purchased a membership, you will not be charged for this membership.
OLLI 2019-2020 Membership Added to cart upon enrollment.
Starts: 8/1/2019 Ends: 7/31/2020