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Improve Your Photos
with Color Correction

Learn to Organize & Edit Your Photos

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Certificate in Photo Retouching

  • Retouch Photos

    Improve your photos by removing unwanted elements

  • Manage Your Digital Photos

    Use Adobe Lightroom to download, organize, and edit your photos

  • Color Correct Images

    Learn to adjust color, contrast, and more

“Noble’s classes far exceed all other technical schools in this arena... I’ve tried them all, and Noble blows them all away in terms of instruction and thoroughness.”

– Debbie Speken

Certificate Program

3 courses approved by the NY State Department of Education

This is the recommended class order, but you may make changes.

Adobe Photoshop

  • Learn to retouch photos, create graphics, and more.
  • Improve your images by adjusting color, contrast, and more.
  • Learn how to prepare images for use on the web or in print.
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Adobe Photoshop Advanced Retouching

  • Learn to make complex selections.
  • Advanced color correction and masking techniques give you more precise control over your image.
  • Learn color management to improve color accuracy for output.
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Adobe Lightroom

  • Learn to organize, edit, and share your digital photos.
  • Develop your photos for printing, creating slideshows, webpages, and more.
  • Backup strategies to keep your photo library safe.
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  • Noble Desktop Workbooks
  • Step by Step Workbooks Included

    We write our own books so we can teach you more,
    but in less time

Create Your Own Flexible Schedule

48 hours of hands-on training

  • Day Classes

    Day

    9am–4:30pm

  • Night Classes

    Night

    6–9pm

  • Weekend Classes

    Weekend

    9am–4:30pm

Price

$2,000. Save $600 compared to regular class prices.

Design. Code. Create.

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or come in for a tour anytime, Monday–Friday 9–6PM

Questions? Call 212.226.4149 or email

  • Tanya Codispodi
  • “I enjoyed every class that I took at Noble Desktop.
    Their method of teaching is the best I have experienced,
    during all my years building my professional skills. ”

    Tanya Codispodi, Freelance Art Director/Designer

Why Train at Noble?

24 Years of Experience

Noble Desktop has been teaching computer graphics and web development since 1991. In all those years we have perfected the craft of teaching. If students get hung up on any issue, we tweak the class to make it work better. Every instructor uses the same time-tested curriculum we have developed. Ask around: Noble Desktop has a stellar reputation for exceptional web development training.


Our Teaching Method is Better

We don’t ask you to simply follow along as the instructor demonstrates. Instead, we ask you to listen and watch while the instructor teaches. This means you can focus 100% of your attention to the lesson at hand. After each demonstration, you then put into practice what you have learned by working on a computer with our step-by-step workbooks. The instructor is also freed up to walk around the classroom, giving one-on-one attention to your questions. This “learn, then practice” method results in the student learning and retaining much more than traditional “follow along” classes.


We Wrote the Book Ourselves

Most of our classes include a custom training workbook written by our top instructors. Take it home with you: with step-by-step exercises and power-user keyboard shortcut guides, it’s like having a refresher course right on your desk. We wrote the book ourselves because we couldn’t find any book that was good enough. Now our books are being used by other schools and training centers worldwide.


We Provide Computers, Mac & PC

Since when did training centers expect you to bring a laptop? Noble Desktop has always had classrooms full of computers, Mac and PC. Each computer is loaded with software and has a 19-inch monitor. The next time you are asked to bring a laptop, ask why you aren’t being provided a computer. Noble Desktop always has up-to-date equipment in our state-of-the-art classrooms. (Though you are welcome to bring a laptop if you prefer to work on your own machine.)


Money-Back Guarantee

We’re the only school to offer an unconditional money-back guarantee. If you don’t absolutely LOVE your class during the first 60% of the class, we’ll give you a full refund! Compare that to other schools that have a no-refund policy.


We Are NY State-Licensed & Adobe Authorized

When looking at a computer training school, check to see if they are NY State-licensed. Any school in New York should be licensed by law. Noble Desktop follows state-issued guidelines for curriculum development and teacher licensing. Adobe Authorized means our instructors have passed the rigorous Adobe Certification Exam, and that we follow Adobe’s quality-control standards.


Students Love Us! 1900+ Testimonials & Counting

We offer our guarantee because we think we’re the best—but don’t take our word for it. Ask more than 1900 industry professionals who have enjoyed our classes and are putting what they learned to use on the job. Read their testimonials.