“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph”
— Matt Hardy
Adobe Photoshop Course
About the course
Photoshop is an enormously powerful application, used also by graphic designers. This course will concentrate specifically on those functions and features relevant for photographers.
The full course comprises 4 lessons of 2 hours each. After the first hour, there will be a break of 15 minutes.
In order to provide individual attention, the course is for a maximum of 3 people.
Who the course is aimed at
Are you looking to take your photography to the next level? Are you wondering whether to buy a better camera or new lenses? Probably the biggest single improvement you can make is to process your photographs in Photoshop!
Or perhaps you already have Photoshop, but are confused by the myriad features and don’t really know where to begin?
In either case this course will help you to elevate your pictures from snapshots into captivating photographs. And above all, improving your photos in Photoshop is really fun and amazingly satisfying!
What you should know
No experience of Adobe Photoshop is necessary for this course. However, to gain the most from the course you should shoot in RAW format and have basic computing knowledge.
Laptop (MacBook of Windows) with a working copy of Adobe Photoshop
Your own photos you would like to improve.
What you will learn
- developing in Camera Raw
- correcting white balance
- speeding the process using presets
- correcting perspective
- removing blemishes
- converting to black & white
- layer masks
- blurring the background
- adding text
- merging photographs
- focus stacking
- and more besides…
By the end of the course , you will have gained an insight into how to quickly elevate your snapshots into stunning artistic pictures.
A chance to practice
The duration is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.
Location of the course
If you would like to be met at Leiden station, please contact us.
The price of an introductory lesson is €29.95 per person.
The price of the complete course of 4 lessons is €95.95 per person.
What is included
- Experienced tutor
- Comprehensive illustrated course notes
- Sample photos for practice
- Tea and coffee
- Advice on travel to Leiden
What is not included
- Laptop PC
- Adobe Photoshop software and license
- Cost of transport to Leiden