Cleveland Photographic Society

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Fall, 2021 – Intro to Photoshop Photo Editing
(for digital photos and scanned images)

Classes will be held on 5 consecutive Saturdays
beginning September 11, 2021
10:00 am to 4:00 pm, with a break for lunch around 12:30 (Due to Covid protocols, lunch will not be provided)


Course Content:

- Digital photography file management and workflow

- Introduction to Adobe Bridge and the Photoshop CC workspace

- Using the powerful Camera RAW Editor on both RAW and JPG images

- Balancing Exposure and Color

- Layers made easy – understanding and using layers

- Layer Masks for easy photo alterations

- Blend modes for more control of your editing

- Basic Adjustments: brightness/ contrast, hue/ saturation and levels

- Selecting portions of your image with a variety of selection tools

- Removing unwanted parts of a photo - or adding something in!

- Cropping, sharpening and adjusting your image size

- Professional-looking retouching techniques

- Techniques to fix troublesome areas of your images

- Restoring old photos to look like new

- Tips and tricks to speed your workflow

- Constructive review and help with YOUR images

Course materials include over 450 pages of detailed notes
with step-by-step instructions and numerous visuals
as well as all the photos used in class

Click here for the Fall Course brochure in Adobe PDF format

Click here for enrollment and payment options for any or all courses

Course fees must be paid in full by the first class. Partial payments cannot be accepted. Registration includes a 4 month membership in the Cleveland Photographic Society. Refunds for withdrawal will be honored if they are requested by notifying the school director during the first week of class. A withdrawal fee of $10.00 will be deducted from the refund. The refunding process usually takes three to four weeks. Cleveland Photographic Society is a not for profit corporation and the purpose of these classes is to increase the understanding, interest and enjoyment of photography

August 4
9:00 PM
Deadline to Enter Aug 13 Creative Competition
August 10
7:30 PM
Board Meeting (Zoom)
August 13
7:30 PM
Creative & Pictorial Competition (Projection)
August 18
9:00 PM
Image Submission Deadline for Aug 20 Photojournalism
August 20
7:30 PM

The mission of the Cleveland Photographic Society is to promote and advance the understanding, passion and joy of photography by providing opportunities for education, skill development, picture-taking, competition, critique and fellowship.

CPS is a founding member of the
Photographic Society of America

Photographic Society of America


All images and content ©2021 Cleveland Photographic Society.