Intro To Photoshop

Get started with Adobe Photoshop and tap into a world of possibilities! This four-part course orients you to the software & several essential workflows.

Date

02.09 - 23.09.2019

Time

19:00 - 22:00

Duration

4 x 3 hours

Weekday

Monday evening

Price

CHF 750.00

Location

Viewfinder Center

Language

English & Deutsch

Group Size

4 - 6

Detail Schedule

Mon 02.09 from 19:00 — 22:00, Mon 09.09 from 19:00 — 22:00, Mon 16.09 from 19:00 — 22:00, Mon 23.09 from 19:00 — 22:00

Registration end: Sept. 1, 2019

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Get oriented to the Photoshop user interface.
  • Learn to use the most essential editing tools. 
  • Understand the concept of working in layers.
  • How to work with layer masks & cut subjects out of backgrounds.
  • Lighting effects & non-destructive dodging and burning.
  • Portrait retouching: skin smoothing skin & eliminating fly-away hair.

EXPERIENCE LEVEL

Our Intro to Photoshop Course is open to anyone! No previous Photoshop experience required!

 

EQUIPMENT

  • Laptop which meets Adobe's minimum recommended requirements. Please visit: (https://adobe.ly/2JQM1fd)
  • The latest version of Adobe Photoshop CC, pre-installed and ready to use.
  • Mouse and mouse pad are strongly recommended.
  • Software language: English or German is recommended.
  • No photos needed, the instructor supplies all practice images.

 

LOCATION

Viewfinder Center, Stampfenbachstr. 157, 8006 Zürich

 

Instructor

MICHAEL HUTCHINGS

Michael Hutchings is a Web and Grafic designer with over 10 years experience. He studied Weg Design and Development at the SAE Institute where he later went on to get a Bachelor of Arts in Web Design and Development. Michael has been teching graphic design for the past 2 years and specializes in Photo-Manipulation using Adobe Photoshop. He loves creating effects that make pictures take on a life of their own, with greater emotional impact.

Student Testimonials

Course Information

Over the course of four three-hour evening, you'll get oriented to the most essential tools and principles of Adobe Photoshop, unlocking a wide range of image editing possibilities. From surreal double exposures to skin and hair retouching, this course will give you solid understanding of the key concepts and some essential know-how so that you can start leveraging Adobe Photoshop in your own photography workflow. The course language is English but the instructor speaks German and has German hand-outs available.

Included in the price

  • Small group learning with personal support from instructor.
  • Videos to help you practice each workflow at home.
  • Handouts documenting the relevant camera settings and creative tips and ideas.
  • Coffee/tea and water provided.

Not included in the price

  • Dinner is not provided. We ask participants to have dinner before arriving at the course.

I'VE COMPLETED THIS COURSE. WHAT'S NEXT?

Participants who completed this course also signed up for the Photoshop Course Level 1 & 2, or the Advanced Photography Study, or joined us on various Day-Trips!