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New Meetup: Photoshop for Photographers Class

From: Tim
Sent on: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 8:15 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Rochester Digital Photography Meetup Group!

What: Photoshop for Photographers Class

When: Saturday, November 13,[masked]:30 AM

Price: $20.00 per person

Where: Barnes and Noble
100 Park Point Drive
Rochester, NY 14602

Photoshop for Photographers Class

Saturday, November 13th 9:30 until 4:00

Limited to 20 Photoshop Enthusiasts
Laptop with Photoshop suggested but not absolutely required (Version CS3 used for course)
Photoshop can be downloaded for free for evaluation that can be used for the class.
The class is at Barnes and Noble at RIT (corner of Jefferson Road and John Street) on the second floor meeting room.

Here is a list of Photoshop topics we will covers in the course:

Lesson 1: A brief overview on how to set up your Photoshop
Exploring the Adobe Photoshop Environment
Explore the Photoshop Interface
Explore the Navigation Tools
Customize the Workspace

Lesson 2: How to tell if a photograph should be worked on
Determining Resolution and file type
working on different file types
Why use RAW files
The Basics of ?Lightroom?

Lesson 3: Working with Layers
Create Layers
Work with Type Layers
Apply Layer Styles
Manage Layers
Blend Layers
Work with Shape Layers
Work with Masks
Apply Special Effects to a Layer

Lesson 4: Working with Selections
Create a Selection
Save a Selection
Modify a Selection
Apply Color to a Selection

Lesson 5: Enhancing Images with Filters
Using filters to sharpen a photograph
Using filters to create a great depth of field
Using a filer to soften a models face

Lesson 6: Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments
Apply Color Adjustments
Using LAB mode to make you landscapes pop

Lesson 7: Enhancing Images
Retouch Images
Adjust Tonal Range Using Adjustment Layers
Removing unwanted facial blemishes
Correcting skin tone
Working with light
Applying Custom Fills
Create Swatches and Gradients
Create Custom Patterns and Brushes

Lesson 11: Other tools
Automating Tasks
Work with Actions

Lesson 12: Photo Restoration
Cleaning up an old photo
Fixing contrast and color
Removing objects

Cost for the Photoshop course is $75.00. ($65.00 for current members of the Rochester Digital Photography or Rochester Photoshop Clubs) Non-refundable deposit of $20.00 payable with PayPal or Cash, balance due on day of course. Sorry, no personal checks.
Please notify me by email in you plan to attend. If there is a particular subject you would like to learn during the course, please let me know and I'll do what I can to incorporate it into the course plan.

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