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Photoshop 101
with Petra Reeves

To keep everyone safe, this class is currently online only! We are using a website that requires no software download, full access to class handouts and the ability to chat and ask questions with your class. More information will be sent upon purchase.

If you want to adjust and process your images, Adobe Photoshop is great software. But it is a big program that can be overwhelming. This class will cover the basics to get you started and give you a foundation to grow from. Your camera settings are only the first half of exposure. How you develop an image is the rest. Learn how to get the most out of your digital images using Adobe Photoshop, a digital darkroom.

To insure that class can begin promptly at it's start time, please have a fully installed and working version of Photoshop on your laptop. If you have a desktop computer, you can simply take notes. See the "Required Equipment" section below for more information. 

Topics Covered

  • How the tool bar works
  • The secrets to zooming in on and moving an image quickly and easily
  • Where the mini menu is for each tool
  • Taking things out of a photograph using the clone tool
  • Creating layers
  • How to do the Alt/Option dance to select for cloning
  • How to soften wrinkles and get rid of blemishes using the healing brush
  • Using opacity to choose how much wrinkles show
  • Saving images
  • Viewing multiple images
  • Using the Liquify filter to make people slimmer
  • How to setup the History Pallet for forgiveness when you make a mistake
  • Resizing brushes and adjusting softness

Audience 

This workshop is geared towards beginners who want to learn the basics of Photoshop and how to adjust their images using it.

Required Equipment

  • A computer with Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements installed and working. (Those without a laptop often come and just take notes.)
  • A notepad or device for note taking. 

Schedule and Format

This workshop is slide presentation with hands-on elements. We will provide you files for you to work with and follow along. This session is three-hours long with a break around the midway point.

About the Instructor

Petra Reeves

Born 1982, in Arad, Romania. Petra moved to the states when she was 1/ 1/2 years old. She studied arts at Florida Atlantic University, then got her Masters of Fine Art Photography at
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester New York in 2011. Petra has been a photography professor for 9 years. She currently lives in Cedar Park with her
husband and daughter. Her focus lies in the fine art photography. Her other hobbies include gardening and having too many cats.

Please review our class cancellation policy below. 

Class & Event Cancellations

Tier 1: Standard Classes
You can cancel a class registration up to two business days before the class begins and receive a full refund for standard classes. If you register for a tier 1 class and do not show up, your payment will be forfeited. You may reschedule a class only if notice is given before the start time of the class. Unless otherwise stated, class refunds are only issued to customers that provide notice to the store that they would like a refund no later than two business days prior to the class. Refunds will not be issued to customers who sign up for a class but fail to attend.

Minimum Enrollment
Each class needs a minimum number of students to enroll before the class can “make.” If the minimum enrollment has not been met two business days before the class begins, the class will be cancelled. All students who enrolled in the class will be notified by telephone or email, and may transfer to a different class or be issued a refund (see refund procedure). We encourage all students to enroll as soon as registration begins. Please check your phone and email messages, including your SPAM.

How to Reschedule or Cancel a Class
Please contact the store at 512-467-7676 or email classes@precision-camera.com to cancel a class. Class cancellations or requests to be rescheduled that are sent through other channels, such as Facebook or Meetup.com messages, will not be honored.

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