Adobe Photoshop training

One to one training in using Adobe Photoshop for photo editing.

Due to the coronavirus situation, we have decided to suspend any face to face indoors training for the time being. We will reassess the situation after the current lockdown has been lifted. In the meantime, we continue to be able to offer one to one training outdoors, or via video link. See here  for further details.

While Adobe Lightroom is the image editor that we recommend for most general tasks (you can see details of our Lightroom training courses here) – there are times when you need the power of Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements for more advanced tasks which Lightroom can’t do – such as extensive retouching, precise adjustments to very specific areas, special effects etc. It is a steep learning curve which can take a considerable amount of time if you have no-one to help you. That is why Peak Digital Training offers targeted one to one Photoshop and Photoshop Elements training in Derbyshire and the Sheffield area that will help build your confidence with these applications really quickly.

How to use Adobe Photoshop - workshops and one day training courses by Peak Digital Training

Special effects applied to an image using Adobe Photoshop

Our one to one training can be carried out at a time and location to suit you (anywhere within a 10 mile radius of Chesterfield – or further afield subject to travel charges), and we can also provide an Apple Mac computer, preloaded with Photoshop, for you to work on if necessary. (If you are a PC user, don’t worry, as the differences between Mac and PC versions are very minor). Alternatively, if you have a computer with Photoshop already installed on it, you are advised to work on your own machine.

Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, edited using Adobe PhotoshopOur Photoshop training can cover such topics as:

  • using Adobe Bridge to download, organize and sort your images
  • setting up the Photoshop workspace
  • preferences and colour management settings
  • how to make your images “pop” using Adobe Camera RAW
  • “non-destructive” editing using adjustment layers, masks and smart objects
  • making corrections to density, contrast and colour balance to the whole, or selected parts of an image
  • colour correcting an image to remove colour casts
  • how to retouch images and remove imperfections
  • converting to black and white, and toning images
  • correctly cropping, straightening and resizing images for their intended purpose
  • using filters for sharpening, blurring and special effects
  • combining multiple images into panoramas
  • adding text and layer styles
  • choosing the most appropriate file formats for saving your images
  • outputting for print or web use

See here for further details of our one to one training. For further details of our other one day group photography courses, please see our course dates page, or click here if you would like to be added to our email list and kept informed of new courses as soon as they are announced.