Introduction to Photoshop

03 July 2016

10:00 - 17:00

Bath HQ
Fenton House
122 Wells Road
United Kingdom

Tel:10225 325 733

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Non RPS Member£95.00 
RPS Member£71.00 
Information pack (PDF, 65.1 KB) →

Please note that this workshop has been changed from the 2nd July to the 3rd July


Perhaps you're coming to Photoshop for the first time and it seems like a daunting task, or maybe you're self-taught with bad habits, either way this workshop concentrates on areas of Photoshop that are key for photographers. Our goal is to teach you how to use the tools, concepts and workflows needed to succeed and develop good practice.

This workshop can be either taken as a stand alone, or as a follow-on from The Society's 'Introduction to the Digital Camera' course. Your tutor will take you through a collection of practical tutorials where you will learn the fundamental tools, techniques and workflows for Photoshop.

Image review using Adobe Bridge and Camera Raw

•                Using Adobe's Bridge to sort, rate and organise your workflow

•                Batch rename images

•                Basic introduction to the Adobe Camera Raw Plugin for editing camera Raw images


Introduction to Photoshop

•                Getting images into Photoshop

•                Understanding your work area

•                Rotating, resizing and cropping

•                Navigation in a document

•                Image Editing

•                Saving your image and understanding file formats for print or web

•            Jpegs, Tiffs and PSD file formats explained


Brush tools

•                Standard brush tools

•                Retouching images

•                Clone stamp

•                Healing brush



•                Undoing and History


Basic layers

•                Creating and using layers

•                Managing layers

•                Levels, colour balance and Channel mixer

•                Make a Black and White image and then adding areas of colour



•                Creating and modifying selections

•                Marquee and lasso tools

•                Magic wand tool

•                Selecting a colour range

•                Transforming

•                Feathering



•                Adding type


Smart filters

•                Use a Smart layer to create Smart Sharpen



•                Setting up your monitor for colour management

How to print on your home printer


Course Requirements

This course is suitable for those with limited or no experience of Photoshop.


Delegates should have a good understanding of the Microsoft Windows XP operating system.


What to bring

A blank CD-R or USB pen for your notes (provided in PDF format) and workable files.


Bring a packed lunch or use local facilities. Drinks provided.

Address: The Royal Photographic Society, Fenton House, 122 Wells Road, Bath  BA2 3AH


Parking: There is no parking at the RPS on week days but there are spaces available in the surrounding streets.  At weekends you can park in the RPS car park which is accessed to the left of the building through a gateway.

Wanting to know more about Photoshop? Why not attend The Society's Photoshop Part 2 course, where you'll learn even more great tips and skills to help you get the most from your photographic images.

image: Copyright David Cooke FRPS 


Cancellation policy

Notice of Cancellation - Please inform us as soon as possible if you are unable to attend a course as it is not possible to refund any cancellation or transfer to another workshop less than 14 days prior to course start date. The Society reserves the right to cancel a workshop 7 days prior to its start date - please check your hotel and travel cancellation policy as this may be affected.

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