Learn some of Adobe Photoshop's creative features and discover
how to make enhancements to your images using many of the
software's primary adjustment features. This will include working
with layers, layer masks, tools and filters, while experimenting
with your own images.
It is ideal if you have little or no knowledge of Photoshop CC. In this step-by-step guide through the basics, using a PC based Photoshop CC in the College's digital suite.
After gaining an understanding of a selection of creative tools and filters, you then moving onto more intermediate processes of adjustment layers, layer masks, and creative filters.
The course starts with processes that show the fundamentals of image enhancements in its basic form including photo re-touching and repair. Demonstrations by the tutor will be followed by individual practice. Develop your knowledge at your own pace as you move from basic to more intermediate and learn to master photo-image techniques with your own digital files to give you the confidence to use Photoshop CC as an everyday tool.
Arrival Day - this is the first date listed above
Courses start early evening. Residential students to arrive from 4pm, non-residential students to arrive by 6.45pm.
6.45pm: Welcome, followed by dinner (included).
8 - 9pm: First teaching session, attendance is essential.
Classes 9.15 - 5pm, lunch is included.
From 6.30pm: Dinner (included for residential students).
Evening working - students may have access to workshops, but only with their tutor's permission and provided any health and safety guidelines are observed.
Classes 9.15am - 3pm, lunch is included.
Residential students are to vacate their rooms by 10am please.
(This timetable is for courses of more than one day in length. The tutor may make slight variations)
Please note: It is essential that have computer skills and own or have access to Photoshop CC. If you are aiming to use Photoshop applications for design (ie. non-photography) please see one of our alternative courses which cover these specific areas.
Beytan began his career as a studio portrait photographer in 1990. Throughout his career he has produced images for companies in fashion, hair and beauty, theatre production and performing arts and has been published internationally. More recent projects within education, leisure and product industries, have allowed Beytan to show his creativity and flare. In 2009-2012 he gained a MFA Masters of Fine Art Photography Degree at University of Creative Arts, Farnham. After more than 20 years, his enthusiasm, passion and dedication for photography, is still as fresh as the day he was given his first camera.