Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

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Duration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:

Course Description: Adobe Photoshop is the industry-standard image editing software used worldwide by professional or amateur photographers, and designers, who want to perfect their digital images. In this two-day, hands-on class, you will discover the basics of Photoshop. You will learn to correct exposure and color balance, straighten, or crop photos, work with layers, and create special lighting and text effects. In addition to learning the essential elements of the Photoshop interface, this will include new features from the revised edition for the latest release!

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles That Use Photoshop:
Photographers
Graphic Designers
Web Designers
Videographers
3D Artists
Architects

Projects That Use Photoshop:
Image Editing
Creating Backgrounds, Text, and 3D Art for Web pages
Image Analysis

Adobe Photoshop CC Introduction Course Outline

This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).

1. Getting to know the Work Area
Starting to work in Adobe Photoshop
Using the tools
Sampling a color
Working with tools and tool properties
Undoing actions in Photoshop
More about panels and panel locations

2. Basic Photo Corrections
Strategy for retouching
Resolution and image size
Opening a file with Adobe Bridge
Straightening and cropping the image in Photoshop
Adjusting the color and tone
Using the Spot Healing Brush tool
Applying a content-aware patch
Repairing areas with the Clone Stamp tool
Sharpening the image

3. Working with Selections
About selecting and selection tools
Using Cloud Documents
Using the Magic Wand tool
Using the Quick Selection tool
Moving a selected area
Using the Object Selection tool
Manipulating selections
Selecting with the lasso tools
Rotating a selection
Selecting with the Magnetic Lasso tool
Selecting from a center point
Resizing and copying a selection
Cropping an image

4. Layer Basics
About layers
Using the Layers panel
Rearranging layers
Applying a gradient to a layer
Applying a layer style
Adding an adjustment layer
Updating layer effects
Adding a border
Flattening and saving files

5. Quick Fixes
Improving a snapshot
Adjusting facial features with Liquify
Blurring a background
Creating a panorama
Filling empty areas when cropping
Correcting image distortion
Extending depth of field
Removing objects using Content-Aware Fill
Adjusting perspective in an image

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $795
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $640.81
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $745

Dates to Register!

 

Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, Online Live, or at ThinkB!G

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Dates to Register

CourseLocationStart DateEnd DateTime
Photoshop - Intro (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jul 27, 2020 Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Photoshop BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jul 27, 2020 Thursday, Jul 30, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Photoshop - Intro
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Sep 21, 2020 Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Photoshop BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Sep 21, 2020 Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Photoshop - Intro
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 16, 2020 Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Photoshop BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification Pack
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 16, 2020 Thursday, Nov 19, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register

Certification

An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Exam is Available for Photoshop!

See Latest Exam Available!

Exam Objectives Include:

Setting project requirements
Identifying design elements when preparing images
Understanding Adobe Photoshop
Manipulating images
Publishing digital images

Register for our Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Training & Certification Pack:

If you choose the Certification Pack option in the pricing dropdown upon checkout, this Includes:

✓ Photoshop Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)

✓ Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)

✓ Testing Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)

✓ Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

This course is a stepping stone to becoming an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)!

What is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)?

The ACE Certification validates that professional has demonstrated proficiency with one or more Adobe software products.

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

Click to Get a Quote Now!

Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.
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"I worried this intro to Photoshop class would be too basic because I've been using Photoshop for a number of years, but within 20 minutes of the class starting, I already started learning about shortcuts and tips I didn't know about. The instructor was great because she asked us what we wanted to concentrate on and then answered questions in those areas too (was great that she customized the lesson to student need)." - Holly R., NARA (Private Photoshop Training)
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"I have been working in Photoshop for years and was still able to learn A LOT in this level 1 course! You learn about the little nuances that make your photo editing life SO much easier! Great class… great instructor… great facility… overall awesome experience!" - Jessica C., DOD (Photoshop Training)
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"I really learned a lot about Photoshop in this class and am ready to take my new knowledge to our office. The instructor was very approachable and knowledgeable. The new facility is wonderful. Overall, I am very pleased to have taken this class. Thanks!" -  Barbara P.,  Independent (Adobe Photoshop Training)
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