Learn Photoshop - Session 1 - The Basics

The Colorado Photography Learning Group
The Colorado Photography Learning Group
Public group

525 N Cascade Ave

525 N Cascade Ave · Colorado Springs, CO

How to find us

We will be in the venue on the second floor on the east side of the building.

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RSVP and pay on Meetup or visit http://www.3peaksphoto.com/classes.html to register.

If you are an active-duty military service member, a veteran or a military family member residing in El Paso or Teller counties, you are eligible to take all 7 sessions in this series for free through the Military Arts Connection. Visit the MAC website and contact a participating service agency for a referral. https://militaryartsconnection.org/artist/michael-j-pach/

The objective of this session is to familiarize students with Photoshop and some of its basic tools. In this session you will learn how to:

Navigate the program
Customize the workspace
Use keyboard shortcuts
Resize, crop and straighten images
Save and print files
Make basic adjustments to color, contrast, exposure, etc.

Each student is given a collection of photographs that are used to demonstrate various tools. Everyone works together on the same photos as instruction is given in order to maximize the learning process.

Cost = $45 per session, register for all 7 sessions in this series and get a discount

Session 1 - Basics
Sessions 2 & 3 - Editing with Adobe Camera Raw & Lightroom
Session 4 - Tools and Adjustments
Sessions 5 & 6 - Layers
Session 7 - Black & White, Selective Color and Panoramas

You will need a laptop with the latest versions of Photoshop CC, Camera Raw and Bridge (Photoshop Elements and Lightroom are not taught in this class). Use of a mouse is highly recommended. You can download a trial version of the program at http://www.adobe.com . Students should also possess a strong set of basic computer skills.

**I need to ask that students refrain from wearing perfumes, colognes and scented lotions in class because I am allergic to those things. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.**

Refunds are issued only if the class is cancelled.

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