Photoshop Elements – First Steps


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Now booking for 21 October


ONE DAY COURSE      10:00AM – 4:00PM

The ‘Photoshop Elements Course – First Steps’ is ideal for photographers who want to enhance and organise their photographs.

Photoshop Elements provides a lighter, simpler and cheaper alternative to the professional full blown version of Photoshop. It is aimed at the straightforward enthusiast who just wants high quality photographs, properly catalogued and easy to retrieve with minimal fuss.

‘Photoshop Elements Course – First Steps’ is the starting point for those who want to download images from their camera, organise their photos and use the basic Photoshop Elements tools to optimise their photos.  Our follow-on ‘Photoshop Elements Course – Creative Tools’ course is for those who want to learn more advanced creative techniques e.g. use of layers, colour popping and filters.

The ‘Photoshop Elements Course – First Steps’ is for a maximum of 4 students to allow plenty of time for the tutor to give one to one support to each participant. Each student will be allocated their own powerful workstation with a wide screen, running Photoshop Elements 15.

  • Photoshop Elements - First Steps
  • Photoshop Elements - First Steps
  • Photoshop Elements - First Steps
  • Photoshop Elements - First Steps
  • Photoshop Elements - First Steps
  • Photoshop Elements - First Steps
  • Photoshop Elements - First Steps


On the course we will cover;

  • Importing images.
  • Accessing images.
  • Creating Albums and using Folders.
  • Accessing the editor and saving images.
  • Cropping.
  • Healing.
  • Cloning.
  • Straightening.
  • Hue & Saturation.
  • Histograms & Levels.
  • Colour Curves.
  • Conversion to black and white.
  • Unsharp Mask.


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We run this course about four times per year, mainly at weekends.

We get booked up pretty quickly as we have a maximum number of 4 students on each course.

The dates we currently have places available for booking are shown above. Just choose the date you would like to come and add to cart.  Payment may be made on our secure website by credit or debit card or by calling 01249 730571 to book and pay by card over the phone.

If you would like to book but none of the available dates is suitable then maybe a one to one or one to two session could be arranged, please use the contact form to let us know.

We aim to start at 10:00 am so ask you to arrive from 9:45 am for a welcome tea or coffee.
The day ends at around 4:00 pm.

THE TUTOR - Fiona Turnbull

In recent times, Fiona’s interest and love of photography has blossomed; Fiona holds a Diploma in Digital Photography and been awarded the LRPS Distinction by the Royal Photographic Society. Always keen to improve her own photography, She is now working toward achieving the ARPS award.

In 2010, Fiona with her husband Andy set up a new photography business located in Lacock, the “Birthplace of Photography”. One of the few photography training schools to own it’s own purpose built premises, the business has grown year on year to become one of the UK’s leading provider of photography training. As an ex-mathematics teacher, Fiona is an experienced trainer and has developed this course for people who are at the start of their photographic journey. Fiona Comments: “As a relative newcomer to digital technology, I keenly remember the hurdles that need to be overcome when getting to grips with digital photography and the apparent complexities of modern digital cameras!”

The ‘Photoshop Elements Course – First Steps’ give students a firm grasp of the basics of photography, boosts confidence and enables students to get the best out of their digital cameras. Fiona has a wide range of photographic interests but is particularly keen on close up people, animals and nature photography. Fiona’s work can be viewed on flickr at:


Once you arrive we look after you for the whole day. You won’t have to go out to find somewhere to get lunch or bring sandwiches!

Included in the price is:

● Refreshments (coffee, tea etc)
● Buffet lunch
● Training Notes

Ideally, please bring a memory stick with a few of your images that you are interested in developing.

Additional information

Course Dates

21 October 2017, 7 January 2018, 2 March 2018