Photoshop Elements – First Steps


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ONE DAY COURSE      10:00AM – 4:00PM

Now booking for 16th March 2018

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.

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.

Beginners Plus Digital Photography 3
Beginners Plus+ Digital Photography

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.
The Tutor – Fiona Turnbull

Fiona has been in love with photography since her very early days growing up in Glasgow. Fiona clearly remembers her first camera, a Kodak Instamatic and how great it felt when she bought an Olympus Trip when she was 16! Fiona has developed her skills through self-study, attending courses at local colleges & training providers – alongside lots of practice and deletion of images!

In 2011, Fiona and 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 its own purpose-built premises, the business has grown year on year to become one of the UK’s leading providers of photography training. Fiona is an experienced tutor who specialises in developing and encouraging students who are at the start of their photographic journey.

Fiona has a wide range of photographic interests and is particularly keen on people, animals, flowers and nature photography. In addition to delivering photography training, Fiona regularly presents external talks on compositional techniques & flower photography.

Fiona’s work can be viewed on Instagram

Additional information

Course Dates

16 March 2018, 4 May 2018, 7 July 2018, 23 September 2018