Photoshop for Photographers: An introduction

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Do you enjoy photography and would you like to explore the world of digital post production and image manipulation, to bring your photos to the next level? Then this is the course for you!

This intensive ten-week course will be covering the basics of Photoshop.

By the end of the course, learners will have covered digital imaging concepts and associated terminology, file types, basic editing tools and techniques like creating selections and spotting and rectifying the flaws in an image.

You will gain knowledge, experience and confidence in basic camera theory, shooting in RAW mode, editing a mask, amking colour adjustments, removing imperfections, working with layers, retouching and repairing name only a few things.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

This Course will run for 10 Tuesday evenings from 7–9pm. The course will not run during school holidays.
Tutor Matt Emmett is a Reading based award winning photographer specializing in at-risk heritage and the historic built environment.


How I'll be assessed

There will be some homework set between lessons (out of course hours access to a copy of Photoshop will be highly beneficial).

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Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course, just an eagerness to learn!


How to Apply

To apply for this course, simply click on the ‘enrol’ button. You will then be taken to an enrolment form, where you will be asked to add your contact details and payment information.

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible.

If you prefer to enrol in person, please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.