Have you ever spent hours on Photoshop or PSE (Photoshop Elements) trying different actions hoping for a specific result? You run an action, then adjust levels hoping to tweak it how you want it to look and still it isn't quite what you were wanting. It is like throwing darts blindfolded hoping to hit a bulls eye.
Have you ever thought of taking a workshop or mentoring session, but got floored by the amount they charged? Some of those prices are "new lens" prices! Yes, I gauge things by the cost of photography equipment. I know I need help. ;)
Books don't quite do it because you are too busy reading, then looking up at your screen. Not to mention they are usually written by an expert that doesn't use any terminology you are familiar with. Online tutorials and videos are great, but you only get sections of the process.
So how are you supposed to learn Photoshop?
Well, I would like to suggest you spend some time with me. :) I am doing online workshops that will help you understand Photoshop (and Photoshop Elements) in simple terms. That is how I have to learn it and process it, simply.
What You Get
If you decide to take my workshop you will simply purchase it below by selecting the date you would like. I will email you within 24 hours to confirm your registration and thank you for joining me. Then the day before the workshop I will email you a reminder (because it is easy to forget things sometimes, I know that). A few minutes before the workshop begins you will be emailed a link to join me.
During the workshop you will see my screen as I go through editing steps. You will get to watch everything step by step. You will also hear me talk (oh poor you) as I explain things. You can type in any questions you would like and I will answer them. The workshop is guaranteed to be 2 hours. It will likely go longer depending on questions asked, but I know not everyone has hours and hours of free time.
What is Covered
The idea behind this workshop is for you to learn the basics so you can edit your photo they way you want to. No more crossing your fingers and hoping an action does it for you.
- How to sharpen your images
- How to use Dodge and Burn to make your photos pop
- How to add custom contrast
- How to brighten and adjust exposure
- How to use layers to make your images the best they can be
- How to convert to black and white
- How to add textures and manipulate the effects
- How to adjust skin tone
- How to optimize for internet
- Plus much more
In other words you are learning steps on how to accomplish a specific task, but also how to put it all together into a workflow for editing images.
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What to Expect
Do expect to have fun and shed some light on editing and taking photos. Do expect to take LOTS of notes (I recommend engaging in the workshop alone, not trying to open Photoshop and do things right then. You want to take notes for future reference). Don't expect to have award winning photos after taking the class, though. Getting photos right in camera is always the most important thing. You just want to accent the photos with the right editing.