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Photoshop course

Date of news: 5 June 2024

Given the enthusiastic response from participants this spring, we are offering this basic course again this fall.

Here is a reaction from one of the participants:
"The course contains good examples and is easy to follow. Eline provides good explanations and extensive documentation."

The four-day program offers a comprehensive and practical introduction to Photoshop, from basic principles to advanced techniques. By the end of the course, you will be able to edit, retouch, and design photos for various purposes, including social media and web use.

Who is this course for?

This Photoshop course is suitable for anyone who wants to use Adobe Photoshop to edit photos and images for photo editing, websites, social media, print, etc. The training can be followed with the Creative Cloud version of Adobe Photoshop. Some basic knowledge of Photoshop and transferring recordings from the camera to the laptop is required.

Practical information

When: Wednesday, 25 September, 2 October, 9 October, 16 Octonber 2024
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm (6:45 pm registration)
Location: René Descartesdreef 21, 6525 GL Nijmegen
Number of participants: 4-10 participants
Participation fee: PV members €150, non-members €185
Requirements: Laptop + Adobe Creative Cloud already installed. Adobe offers a free trial version for 1 month. After that, there is a special photographer subscription available for €12.09 per month.

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Course content

Day 1: Introduction to Photoshop

  • Exploration of the Photoshop interface
  • Understanding the various buttons and menus
  • Exercises with the Photoshop Interface

Day 2: Photo Corrections and Image Editing

  • Quick adjustments of brightness, contrast, and color
  • Applying corrections to different file formats, including JPG and RAW
  • Practical exercises with real photos

Day 3: Retouching and Image Enhancement

  • Removing unwanted elements, from blemishes to buildings and people
  • Effective retouching techniques
  • Practical examples to develop your skills

Day 4: Advanced Photoshop Features

  • Adding text to images
  • Managing dimensions, resolution, and color profiles
  • Applying image adjustments for social media, web, and advertising campaigns
  • Basic and advanced layer options

About Eline Ploum

Eline Ploum (36) has been a freelance professional in marketing communications and graphic design since 2013. She has been working daily with Adobe programs including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign since 2007. She graduated in 2010 from Fontys University of Applied Sciences with a degree in Communications and then pursued an additional year of Graphic Design at the Vogue Academy in Amsterdam. For her clients, she handles DTP (desktop publishing) tasks such as creating campaigns, brochures, and signage. She also designs digital content for websites and social media.