Course Timings

 

9.30 -10am Arrival, coffee & biscuits 10.00am camera settings & theory

12.30 -1.00pm light lunch (included)

1pm-3pm Practical photography

3pm-4pm Review photographs

4pm-5pm Photo-editing Demonstration

5pm Questions & course feedback

 

DSLR Course Requirements

 

Digital SLR Camera

Extra lenses - optional

External flashgun - optional

Fully charged battery and/or a spare

Empty memory card

Any other kit you need explaining

change of shoes if wet.

 

Please ensure you have a fully charged battery as we will be using your camera a lot and batteries do to tend to run out.For batteries and cards at huge discounts visit

www.mymemory.co.uk

 

What are the benefits of Photoshop over Picasa?

 

The main advantage Photoshop has over Picasa is the ability to only change part of a picture or replace one element with another. For instance you can make the sky darker in Photoshop without changing the landscape area whereas in Picasa any changes affect the whole picture.

 

What's the difference between Photoshop and Photoshop Elements?

 

Photoshop Elements is the cut down amateur version of Photoshop. It costs about 20% of the price but probably has 70% of the features. For amateurs Elements will normally do the job.

 

 

Basic Levels & Curves Adjustments in Photoshop

The aim of these lessons is to give you a good understanding of how to enhance an image using the Levels and Curves dialogue boxes in Photoshop. Photoshop Elements users do not have access to the Curves command at the moment. Learn how to improve a landscape by adjusting it for contrast, colour and saturation.

 

Levels & Curves Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

The aim of these lessons is to give you a good understanding of how to enhance an image using the Levels and Curves Adjustments Layers dialogue boxes in Photoshop. Photoshop Elements users do not have access to the Curves command at the moment. Learn how to improve a landscape by adjusting it for contrast, colour and saturation.

Cropping, Saving and Sharpening in Photoshop

Having adjusted a landscape photograph for colour and contrast in Photoshop using the Levels and Curves commands we now need to crop, sharpen and save the image for printing or web use.

I hope you have enjoyed these Photoshop tutorial videos and have found them useful.

I'm looking forward to making some more videos soon so drop me an email here and I keep you informed about any updates. I hope you enjoy them.

Cheers. Glen ;-)

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email - glen@digitalcameracourses.co.uk or call 0116 279 6906

Student Testimonials

I wanted to learn the basics and improve a photograph by enhancing colours and doing a cut-out. This was an excellent relaxed Photoshop course where we were able to work at our own pace & cover the projects we wanted.

Annalli

 

I wanted to know how to correct over exposed images and correct colour balance. Also improve portraits and landscapes. I have really enjoyed myself and learned so much in one day. I now feel confident to explore Photoshop in much more depth.

Cherie

 

Having attending several course on digital photo editing using Photoshop covering the very basic to more sophisticated techniques I must stress complete satisfaction with Glen, the course content, and teaching methods used. I am now able to perform with much greater efficiency with some very good results. I have recommended these to several friends and would continue in the future. Best regards

Malcolm Wootton

Adobe UK - Special Offers 

A thoroughly enjoyable day with a good balance of theory followed by the practical session. I wanted to understand how to use the basic manual functions of the camera and I'm far more confident now that I will be able to capture the shot I'm after. -

Louise McHale

 

A fantastic course and I've thoroughly enjoyed the day. It was a very, very well taught and explained course. I look forward to attending more courses in the future.

Marie Llewellyn.

Disk Doctors Photo Recovery 

An excellent course which really showed me how to use my camera and improve my photography skills.

Melanie Alderson