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Photoshop in a Day

Master the fundamentals of Photoshop in just one day at NYC Career Centers. Enhance your photos, create stunning graphics, and play with contrast and color to achieve professional results. Don't miss this opportunity to become proficient in Photoshop and take your photography skills to the next level.

  • Level All levels
  • Age 18 and older
  • Price $395
  • Location 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Photoshop in a Day

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  • Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave Suite 1104, New York, NY 10016
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  • Wed, May 15 at 6:00pm - 9:00pm
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What you'll learn in this photoshop class:

This class is designed to get you up and running quickly with the fundamentals of Photoshop. Learn to retouch photos, create graphics, as well as adjust contrast and color.

Photoshop in a Day focuses on some of the basic features of Photoshop so that the student can navigate the environment and use Photoshop tools to work with photographic images. In addition, the orientation to Adobe Bridge and the organization of files in Bridge is covered.

Although Photoshop is used by a variety of professionals, from photographers to designers to videographers, Photoshop in a Day will focus mainly on the photography component. The illustration and animation techniques are covered in subsequent levels of Photoshop.


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Syllabus

Section 1

Getting Started

  • Zooming
  • Scrolling
  • Getting around
  • Tools
  • Copying & pasting

Photo Retouching

  • Spot Healing Brush
  • Content-Aware Fill

Cropping Photos

  • Cropping Photos
  • Straightening Photos
  • Straightening a Layer

Creating Graphics: Combing Photos, Text, & Graphics

  • Adding Type
  • Smart Objects
  • Importing Vector Graphics (Such as Logos)
  • Type Anti-Aliasing

Section 2

Replacing Backgrounds

  • Select Subject
  • Select and Mask
  • Image compositing

Blend Modes & Opacity

  • Blend Modes
  • Opacity
  • Placing & Editing Smart Objects

Color Correction Using Color Balance

  • Creating adjustment layers for color correction
  • Adjusting color balance
  • Adjusting brightness/contrast

Color Correction Using Curves

  • Color correction with a Curves adjustment layer
  • Adjusting brightness and contrast with Curves
  • Setting white, black, & mid points

Preparing Digital Photos for Print

  • Viewing/setting image size
  • Resampling pros & cons
  • Saving as PSD
  • Saving as TIFF

Exporting Files for Web/Digital

  • Resizing images for the web/digital
  • Reducing image size with resampling
  • Exporting an optimized JPEG
  • Exporting a transparent PNG

Refund Policy

  • Students may cancel up to 11 business days before the class/program start date and receive a refund, less the registration fee (10% of the undiscounted course price).
  • Cancellations within 11 business days are not permitted, but students may reschedule up to 4 business days before the class start date.

For cancellations and reschedules, please email us at [email protected]

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