Instructor: Wilbur Smith
Create visually stunning images through the power of Photoshop, as you hone your editing skills with the go-to post-processing software for photographers.
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Learn to comfortably navigate Photoshop’s interface, menus, tools, and palettes with this workshop. Through in-class exercises on your laptop, you’ll get hands on experience with making both fine edits, like spot healing, as well as major edits, like creating composite images. Whether you’re shooting portraits or products, your newfound Photoshop knowledge will help you take your images from satisfactory to spectacular.
Navigating the interface: menus, workspaces, toolbars, palettes, panels
Image resolution, sizing and saving: CMYK, RGB, greyscale
Destructive vs. constructive editing: blending modes, eraser, layers & masking
Adjustment layers: levels, curves, color balance, hue & saturation, contrast, liquify
8 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Suitable for all. This workshop assumes no prior knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
Please note, however, that you should have basic Mac or PC skills, including launching an application, creating, naming, and saving documents, and navigating folders to locate a specific file.
WHAT TO BRING
Laptop with a fully charged battery
Photoshop CC (pre-downloaded & fully functioning on your laptop)
Laptop mouse (optional)
Notebook & pen
Note: Adobe Photoshop is now part of Adobe’s Creative Cloud plan. You can sign up here for the Creative Cloud - Photographer Plan at US$9.99 per month, or you can utilize Adobe’s free 7-day trial, which can be downloaded here. You must install Photoshop CC on your laptop and check that it is working correctly prior to attending the workshop.