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$49.00 + GST (Half Price)


This course is designed for photographers wanting to learn how to process their images in Photoshop CS4\CS5 to make their photos look their best. The workshop includes 15 specific tutorials - including step by step instructions and online videos the user can follow along with, There are also notes on choosing image editing software, computer hardware requirements, colour management and how to calibrate your computer monitor and configure Photoshop to use colour management. Image files and photos are provided to complete each tutorials. Each lesson includes a set of step by step instructions, image files and video clip showing the process.


Participants in this online course require a computer (PC or Mac) with Internet access, high speed Internet to download files and request assistance by email. Participants will also need to purchase and\or install a trial version of Photoshop CS4\CS5 . Trial versions of photoshop are only good for 30 days. The tutorials included are based on Photoshop CS4 but most if not all the tutorials will also work in CS5. . Participants should have a basic working knowledge of how to use their computer before taking this course. No previous photoshop knowledge is required. If you can see the intro video clip above you will have no problem viewing the tutorial videos.

Mac versus PC:

Photoshop CS4\CS5 is available for both systems. If you use a Mac substitute the Ctrl key for Cmd and Alt key for Opt key and you should have no problem following these tutorials. The files are provided in a zip format that you should be able to open on a Mac. Try the Demo lesson, download the files to determine if your system has what is required to perform these tutorials.

View sample of Notes including course outline in PDF format

 Download sample PDF of notes and course outline

Sample Lesson #8 Create a BW image then return some colour

Photoshop I Workshop consists of 15 hands on lessons with step by step video clips and sample images some lessons have several video clips.

    1. Introduction to photoshop and how to open image files three ways
    2. Calibrating your monitor and configuring photoshop to use colour profiles
    3. RAW workflow - introduction to Adobe Camera RAW (ACR)
    4. Workflow for JPG or TIF files
    5.  Colour correction by the numbers
    6.  Quick & Easy Photoshop fixes, Red Eye, Perspective crop, keystone
    7.  Convert images to Black and White, Sepia, colour tinting
    8.  Create BW image and return some of the original colour
    9.  Repairing images using the clone tool
    10.  Retouching a portrait
    11.  Repairing old photos 
    12.  Extracting images from their background
    13.  Simulate a neutral density gradient filter
    14.  Shadow Highlight tool
    15.  Blending photos to make a panorama.


Contact rberdan@scienceandart.org or phone between 9:00 am and 9:00 pm MST Monday to Friday (403) 247-2457 regarding any aspect of the course or photo workshop. If you have quesitons you can also email Robert rberdan@scienceandart.org

Once you have paid you will be directed to a web page with the password which you can use immediately to start the course. There is no time limit you can use the course for as long as you like. The password should not be shared with anyone else it is for one household only.

Cost for Online Photoshop I workshop $49.00 + GST


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Instructor: Robert Berdan

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E-mail: rberdan@scienceandart.org

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