Photoshop 1: Basics for Photographers

at California Center for Digital Arts - Santa Ana

Course Details
$299 4 seats left
Start Date:

Sun, Aug 14, 9:30am - 4:00pm Pacific Time

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Santa Ana, Orange County
209 N. Broadway
Btwn W 1st & 3rd Streets
Santa Ana, California 92701
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Sarah Hovey

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this photoshop class:

This course is for beginners who want to learn how to use the creative tools and workflow of Adobe Photoshop to assist them in creating stunning images!

Taught by a certified Adobe instructor, this class is a hands-on learning experience geared toward those new to using Photoshop. A one-day course, it is designed to give photographers of all levels, from beginners to long-time DSLR fans, all of the basics for using Photoshop to assist in expanding their creativity.

Beginning Photoshop for Photographers is the perfect course for those new to Photoshop and looking for step-by-step instruction on all of the tools needed to enhance their images! By the end of this one-day course, you will be able to seamlessly move from Lightroom to Photoshop, retouch imperfections, correct color, and add enhancements to all of your photos. The instructor will provide images and notes so the class can work together, hands-on.


  • Understanding the Adobe workspace
  • Integrating Lightroom and Photoshop
  • Making selections and using different selection tools
  • Understanding layers and masks
  • Retouching tools
  • Introduction to adjustment layers
  • Creating a post-production workflow


  • Personal computer (Mac or PC) with minimum 8GB of RAM
  • Adobe Creative Cloud installed on computer
  • Adobe Photoshop CC installed on computer
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic installed on computer (not required, but helpful)
  • Mouse or Wacom tablet (laptop track pads are not suitable)


  • Beginner
  • We recommend taking Lightroom 1 before this course, but it is not required

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows:

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

You may cancel your registration or alternatively move to another date or use the funds for another class up to 3 business days before the class start date. The deadline for refunds or changes is 3 business days before the class start date; no refunds will apply after that date.


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