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Photoshop Class for Photographers

Photoshop Class for Photographers

This Photoshop course for photographers serves the specific needs of those working in in the field of photography. This course teaches the tools and techniques that are geared towards the needs of photographers working with Photoshop. In this class photographers learn essential Photoshop techniques ranging from the basics of color correcting and proper use of retouching tools, cropping and sizing of images. This course is more narrowly focused than the general Photoshop courses which also teaches these same techniques, but also covers additional skills used in the fields of design and marketing.

If you have questions about this Photoshop course for photographers, or are interested in private or customized Photoshop training, call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

Photoshop Class for Photographers Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.


Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Creating a Photoshop workspace for Photographer's needs

  • Navigating the workspace
  • Saving a custom workspace
  • Fundamental tools photographers need to know

Understanding digital images in Photoshop

  • Importing your images
  • File formats
  • File size and resolution

Cropping and resizing

  • Composition tips and tricks
  • Using resize tools and features
  • Saving your files

Creating great selection masks in Photoshop

  • Creating masks with selections
  • Refining selections

Photoshop retouching for photographers

  • Working with Photoshop brushes
  • Adjusting brush settings
  • Applying color to an image
  • Changing blending modes
  • Using the Clone Stamp tool
  • Using the content-aware scaling and retouching tools
  • Maximizing use for the healing tools for wrinkles, acne and other blemishes
  • How to discreetly morph shapes
  • Using vector and pixel adjustment layers to quickly change color
  • Matching colors

Using the Photoshop color correction tools

  • Understanding color
  • Understanding neutrals
  • Using the histogram
  • Using curve controls
  • Eliminating color casts and adjusting light
  • Effectively using adjustment layers
  • Color correction using Camera Raw

Using Photoshop's adjustment layers

  • Changing colors of items
  • Adding patterns and gradients
  • Adjusting tone curves
  • Creating the best grayscale conversion
  • Burning and dodging your images

What a photographer needs to know about Photoshop Layer 

  • Creating custom compositions
  • Merging images
  • Using HDR

We recommend that you have licensed Photoshop before starting this class. If you have the Creative Cloud Photoshop bundle, it includes the full version of Photoshop which is used in this course.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

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