Great Shelford, Cambridge
1 day course
Please contact us for dates and pricing

This is our comprehensive 1 day Adobe Photoshop course covering all the essentials to get you to a good standard with all the basics of the world’s leading image editing software.

Throughout the day you will learn how to manipulate the different types of graphics, how to use layers, special effects, enhancements as well as saving images for both print and web formats.

Adobe Photoshop is the world’s most popular image and photo editing software with hundreds of features that allow you to create, edit and enhance graphics, illustrations and photos. It’s full capabilities lends itself to a wide range of professions, which this course caters for.

This course is designed for a wide-range of different people – from those who may be computer-savvy professionals who want to create and enhance graphics for marketing materials, newsletters, blogs, and websites; to photographers who want to work with and prepare photos for print or web; for students with an interest in graphic design or those with novice design skills; and working professionals who want to learn and use Adobe Photoshop as a complement to other Adobe programs, such as Illustrator.

While attendees do not need previous experience with Adobe Photoshop it is recommended that you have some experience with digital photography and graphics.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Exploring the Adobe Photoshop Environment

  • Explore the Photoshop Interface
  • Explore the Navigation Tools
  • Customize the Workspace
  • Explore Adobe Bridge
  • Use Photoshop Help

Lesson 2: Determining Resolution and Graphic Type

  • Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
  • Understand Image Resolution

Lesson 3: Working with Selections

  • Create a Selection
  • Save a Selection
  • Modify a Selection
  • Apply Color to a Selection

Lesson 4: Working with Layers

  • Create Layers
  • Work with Type Layers
  • Transform Layers
  • Apply Layer Styles
  • Manage Layers

Lesson 5: Enhancing Images with Paint and Filters

  • Paint on an Image
  • Apply Filter Effects

Lesson 6: Exploring Image Modes and Color Adjustments

  • Explore Grayscale and Bitmap Modes
  • Explore Color Modes
  • Apply Color Adjustments

Lesson 7: Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Save Images for Print
  • Save Images for the Web
  • Save Images as PDF

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Public Course Dates

This course is taught at our training centre in Cambridge.  Check our current available dates for this course below and register your place. Please note that payment is not made by the booking form below – Instead, you will be sent an invoice with instructions on how to pay and confirm your place shortly afterwards.

Company Group Training

We also provide group training for companies on dates that work for them. This can be done via our training centre, on-site or virtually. Please submit your details here for more information.

Online Training

This course is also taught virtually. To enquire about virtual remote training please submit your details here.

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