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Photoshop Selections, Adjustment Layers, Tone and Color


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Photographers & Photoshop Series:

This workshop is part of a series of classes concentrating on the tools within Photoshop critical to Photographers. It is a great chance to explore digital photographic editing with Steve. Demonstrations of his use of editing tools, executed with restraint and finesse, will benefit all of your digital photography work. This class is designed to break down the steps to really understand the processes, and to work through difficult images.

When:  April 6-7, 2019

Where: Stephen Johnson Studios & Gallery

Address: 1220-C Linda Mar Boulevard

Pacifica, CA, 94044 United States

Regular Tuition: $450

Bring your own laptop, new fee structure, what can you afford?

New Set Your Tuition Experiment*

* In certain classes where individual printers or workstations do not need to be provided, our overhead and class size limitations are not as restricted. We have long considered how to make such classes as inexpensive as possible. Consequently we are experimenting with a new fee structure of paying whatever tuition you can afford with a traditional fee listed. This seminar style class is offered under this experiment.

There is one scholarship spot in this class.

Email for Set Your Tuition Experiment or Sign Up by Phone: 650 355-7507

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Topics Include

  • Selection Tools

  • Masks

  • Adjustment Layers

  • Curves and Tonal Editing

  • Color Correction

  • Image Aesthetics

These two days will be spent exploring the tools really needed by photographers for fundamental image control and finishing. Color correction, careful tonal control, and preserving options into archive versions of your files will be our primary concerns. Software concentration will be mainly on Adobe Photoshop. A number of images with various challenges will be worked through to satisfaction during the course of the workshop. Lab access is provided with access to color management tools. This seminar is not about compositing or faking photographs. Some previous exploration of Photoshop is recommended.


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