Adobe Photoshop for Photographers

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REQUIREMENTS: A laptop (PC or Mac) with Photoshop CS5, CS6, or CC.

Adobe Photoshop is our digital darkroom. In the same way professional photographers needed to know how to enhance their prints in a darkroom when using film cameras, Photoshop, in the digital era, using some very basic adjustments that don’t alter the meaning of our photographs help us improve our images immensely.

This workshop not only takes you through the basic principles of this powerful software it will also empower you with professional image editing techniques that will make your pictures stand out.

  • Principles of Photoshop (basic set-up/preferences a run through the tool functions)
  • RAW Capture & File Formats
  • Resolution and Resizing
  • Histogram- Creating a look
  • Straightening, Rotating, Cropping
  • Introduction to non-destructive picture editing
  • Layers, Selections and basic compositing
  • Adjustment layers (curves, hue/saturation, selective colour)
  • Basic Retouching (clone & healing tools)
  • Masks
  • Finalising the image
  • Save for web
  • Save for Print

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