Adobe Photoshop Classes

 

Gift Certificates are now available:

 

The perfect gift for a photographer you know. Allows flexibility in scheduling a workshop or private consultation at FLDW. The gift recipient need only call FLDW to register for a class. Exchanges are allowed - the gift recipient may apply the credit towards any class.

 

Need help fast?: Registration FAQ and Step by Step Registration PDF

 

Class exchanges are allowed when requested a minimum of two business days before class. There are no class exchanges allowed fewer than two business days before class, or after the class has been held. This policy allows us to register people who may be on the waitlist for a class, and to schedule our instructors accordingly.

 

Refund Policy:

 

More than two days before class: full refund.. There are no refunds less than two days before class. In the event a class is canceled you will be fully refunded or have the choice of class credit towards a future class.

 

 

Creative Photoshop - Getting Started

 

Whether you are new to Adobe Photoshop, or would like to refresh your skills, this three-hour class will demonstrate the creative possibilities of this essential tool for the digital photographer. Participants learn best practices for using the editing tools and techniques needed to create compelling and dynamic images. Whether using the latest Creative Cloud release, or working with legacy Creative Suite versions, this class will help you develop a efficient and polished workflow. Learn these basics:

 

• Experience the new Adobe Photoshop CC interface.

• Learn the basic concepts and techniques of editing and using layers to enhance your images.

• Master color correction and white balance.

• Explore the creative use of texture and transparency.

• Understand resolution, files formats, and output cropping.

• Work with third party plug-ins and filters from Nik Software.

• Learn to prepare files for printing and uploading to online services and email.

 

Class meets from 6:00 PM -  9:00 PM, Fee $ 95

 

Wednesday 6-9 PM, May 17

@ Future Light 9gital, 101 Broadway, Oakland

 

Beyond the Basics - Photoshop Layer Masks, Selections & Adjustment Layers

 

In order to harness the power of Photoshop's advanced editing features, you need to learn the skills necessary for creating precise selections and masks. This class gets you up to speed quickly through hands on projects demonstrating pro level selection techniques. You will learn how to create multi-layered files then resize, transform and alter individual layers. Learn the basics of Photoshop layers, masking techniques, and refining corrections using adjustment layers in this intensive three-hour workshop.

 

This workshop uses Photoshop Creative Cloud 2015, but CS 5/6 will also work. You are encouraged to bring your own images to edit during the workshop, but sample images will be provided as well. Here are some of the topics that will be covered:

 

• Learn how to create precise and accurate selections.

• Master the creation and refining of layer masks.

• Leverage the power of  non-destructive adjustment layers for precise tonal and color corrections.

• Learn how to create realistic edits with blending modes, transparency options, and clipping masks.

 

Class meets from 6:00 PM -  9:00 PM, Fee $ 95

 

Wednesday 6-9 PM, May 31

@ Future Light 9gital, 101 Broadway, Oakland

 

Amazing Black and White: From Edit to Print

 

Optimal Black & White Conversion

 

A three-hour intensive workshop in mastering the basics of digital black and white photography. Learn how to capture your images for optimal results focusing on the basics of contrast, shape and form. Explore the best tools and techniques for converting an image to black and white using Adobe software, including a demonstration of the Silver Efex Pro plug-in for both Photoshop and Lightroom. Learn how to expand the dynamic range of your image and enhance both highlights and shadows with selective curves and levels.

 

Superior Black & White Prints

 

The second half of this class focuses on printing. Using the techniques presented in the class, you will create a superb black-and-white file using one of your own images. Next, you will print your image on the classroom Epson 9900 printer. Each participant will take home at least one stunning archival print from this workshop. We will have ample time to discuss all the variables of the black and white printing process, including the use of specialized RIP software and custom black and white profiles and printer settings.

 

Class meets from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, Fee $ 95

 

Not scheduled at this time. Please email if you are interested.

CONTACT US. Address 101 Broadway, Suite 232 Oakland, CA 94607 Phone +1 (415) - 516 - 9305 Email brad@fldigital.com

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CONTACT US. Address 101 Broadway, Suite 232 Oakland, CA 94607 Phone +1 (415) - 516 - 9305 Email brad@fldigital.com

Adobe Photoshop Classes

CONTACT US. Address 101 Broadway, Suite 232 Oakland, CA 94607 Phone +1 (415) - 516 - 9305 Email brad@fldigital.com
CONTACT US. Address 101 Broadway, Suite 232 Oakland, CA 94607 Phone +1 (415) - 516 - 9305 Email brad@fldigital.com
CONTACT US. Address 101 Broadway, Suite 232 Oakland, CA 94607 Phone +1 (415) - 516 - 9305 Email brad@fldigital.com

Adobe Photoshop Classes

CONTACT US. Address 101 Broadway, Suite 232 Oakland, CA 94607 Phone +1 (415) - 516 - 9305 Email brad@fldigital.com