Adobe Photoshop Level 1

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.

Workshop Date

Friday, January 19, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Saturday, January 20, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
2-day workshop
AED 750.00
What's Covered

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 
 

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 
 
what's included

• 8 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Workshop notes

• 8 hours of instruction (both theory and practical)
• Workshop notes

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.

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 charger
• 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.

• Laptop with a fully charged battery

• Photoshop CC (pre-downloaded & fully functioning on your laptop)

• Laptop charger
• 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.

Cancellation Policy
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 7 days in advance of your workshop, you will be issued a 90% refund or may be rescheduled to another date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop a minimum of 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund will be issued, but you may request to be rescheduled to another workshop date(s).
• If you cancel your workshop less than 3 days (72 hours) in advance of your workshop, no refund and no reschedule is possible.
 
TERMS & CONDITIONS
 
• Workshops can be rescheduled within 3 months of the originally booked workshop date(s).
• Bookings can only be transferred ONCE, including in the event of a workshop relocation. If you transfer your workshop booking and later wish to cancel it, we will not be able to refund or reschedule you under any circumstances.
• GPP reserves the right to change the location of any workshop to another location within the same city and/or emirate as deemed necessary in accordance with management discretion.
Please Note: Our classes are open to ANY brand of camera: Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Fuji and any other intermediate to advanced cameras (As long as they have manual controls i.e. NOT point-and-shoots) are welcome!