“Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph”
— Matt Hardy

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Adobe Photoshop Course

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About the course

Digital photography is a process, of which clicking the shutter on your camera is just the beginning…

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.

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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!

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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.

Click here for details

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What you will learn

The course will cover the following:

  • developing in Camera Raw
  • correcting white balance
  • speeding the process using presets
  • cropping
  • straightening
  • correcting perspective
  • removing blemishes
  • converting to black & white
  • layers
  • layer masks
  • blurring the background
  • filters
  • adding text
  • merging photographs
  • HDR
  • panoramas
  • 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.

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A chance to practice

Practice makes perfect, so we will provide course notes so you can practice in your own time what you have learned in class.

Starting time

The lessons start at 11:00.

The duration is approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.

Location of the course

Breestraat 8G Leiden

Public Transport

If you are travelling from outside Leiden, and would like advice on public transport please contact us.

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

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How can I book this course?

If you would like reserve a place, you can do so by:

Booking online

Telephoning +31 (0)71 887 1023

Emailing us on info@dutchphototrek.com

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You may telephone us daytime or evenings (Central European Time), weekdays or weekends.