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Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Photoshop Classes in New York City

Photoshop is so versatile. You can use it to retouch and color correct photos, combine images to create something new, create graphics for print, web and more! In this training we start with the basics, then rapidly progress through more intermediate features.

Learn to Retouch

Learn to Retouch, Create Graphics & More

In class you’ll work on everything from color correction to photo retouching, moving from a scanned image or digital camera shot to final output for print or web. You’ll learn about layers, masks, paths, filters, type, and more!

  • 18 Hours
  • Mac or PC provided
  • Book included
  • Free retake

Register for a class

$975 Discounts

NYC or Live Online

What You’ll Learn

  • 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
View full syllabus

Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp Class Syllabus

What You’ll Learn

Section 1
Getting Started

Topics

  • Zooming
  • Scrolling
  • Getting Around
  • Tools
  • Copy & Paste
Photo Retouching

Topics

  • Selections
  • Healing Brush
  • Clone Stamp
  • Red-Eye tool
Replacing Backgrounds

Topics

  • Magic Wand
  • Image Compositing
Annual Report Cover

Topics

  • Selecting
  • Feathering
  • Layers
  • Using Type

Section 2
Selecting with Quick Masks

Topics

  • Quick Masks
  • Magic Wand
Creating Shadows and Layers

Topics

  • Layers
  • Drop Shadows
3D Type Shadow

Topics

  • Drop Shadows
  • Layers
  • Transform
Ghosting Part of An Image

Topics

  • Layers
  • Opacity
Fill Opacity & Effects

Topics

  • Opacity
  • Fill Opacity
  • Effects
  • Fill
Using the Adobe Bridge

Topics

  • Navigation
  • Renaming
  • Deleting
  • Rotating
Section 3
Creating Tiling Patterns

Topics

  • Patterns
  • Offset
  • Deleting/Resetting Patterns
Cropping, Resizing, and Blending

Topics

  • Patterns
  • Selections
  • Gradient Tool
Preparing Digital Photos for Print

Topics

  • Image Size
  • Resampling
  • Saving as PSD
  • Saving as TIFF
  • Document Size
  • Preparing for Print
Saving Photos for the Web as JPEG

Topics

  • Saving for the Web
  • Save as JPEG
  • Image Size
  • Resampling
Saving Graphics for the Web as GIF/PNG

Topics

  • Comparing GIF and PNG
  • Web Transparency
Section 4
Color Correction Using Color Balance

Topics

  • Color Correction with Adjustment Layers
  • Color Balance
  • Brightness/Contrast
Color Correction Using Levels

Topics

  • Color Correction with Adjustment Layers
  • Levels
  • Setting White, Black, and Gray Points
Color Correction Using Curves

Topics

  • Color Correction with Adjustment Layers
  • Curves
  • Setting White, Black, and Gray Points
Adjustment Layers and Masks

Topics

  • Color Correction with Adjustment Layers
  • Layer Masks
  • Curves
  • Hue/Saturation
Shadow/Highlight

Topics

  • Shadow/Highlight
  • Smart Objects
  • Layer Masks

Section 5
Sharpening Photos

Topics

  • Smart Sharpen
Special Effects with Type & Clipping Masks

Topics

  • Masking with Type
  • Clipping Masks
Paths and Pen

Topics

  • Pen Tool
  • Paths
Using Clipping Paths for Silhouettes

Topics

  • Clipping Paths
  • Pen Tool
  • Importing into InDesign/QuarkXPress
Using Layer Masks for Silhouettes

Topics

  • Layer Masks
  • Selection Techniques
  • Magnetic Lasso
  • Refine Edge
  • Color Fill
Section 6
Using Filters for Special Effects

Topics

  • Motion & Radial Blur
  • Layers
  • Loading Selections
Brochure Part I

Topics

  • Guides
  • Adjustment Layers
  • Layer Styles
  • Blending Modes
Brochure Part II

Topics

  • Smart Objects
  • Layer Masks
  • Transform
  • Group Layers
  • Curves
  • Bevel and Emboss
Brochure Part III

Topics

  • Text
  • Smart Objects
  • Layer Masks
  • Layer Groups
  • Layer Styles
  • Gradients
  • Fill Opacity
  • Mountains photo color corrected using Photoshop

    Use Adjustment Layers to correct contrast, color, and saturation.

  • People watching sailboat with backgrounds swapped out in Photoshop

    Learn to swap different backgrounds and match their color.

  • Portrait of woman color corrected with Curves in Photoshop

    Learn to unlock the hidden potential of Curves.

  • Hershey sign exposure corrected using Photoshop

    Learn how to bring out lost details and correct exposure.

  • Koala photo with color balance adjustment in Photoshop

    Properly adjust color balance.

  • Grand Central text masked using Photoshop

    Learn Masking with Type and Clipping Masks.

  • Kissimee brochure

    Combine text and photos with textures, vector shapes, type layers, and more.

  • Car images with motion filter added using Photoshop

    Use filters to simulate motion and make images “pop”.

Learn Photoshop Fundamentals

This 3-day Photoshop Bootcamp will teach you the fundamentals of using Adobe Photoshop to retouch photos and create graphics. Lead by industry professionals, you’ll learn essential skills in small classes with step-by-step exercises.

Retouching Photos in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop
  • Photoshop is the leading software for photo editing, color correction, and photo retouching.
  • With Photoshop you can also create graphics for print or web, design webpages and apps, create animations, and more.
Photo Retouching
  • Taking existing photos, cleaning up blemishes, adjusting color, making collages, and adding or subtracting from an image
Color Correction
  • Fix contrast to make colors more vibrant
  • Change colors in specific areas of a photo
  • Adjust lighting issues

Step-by-step Photoshop Exercises

“I've taken both Photoshop and HTML courses at Noble and recommend their courses to anyone looking for excellent instructors and course materials. Noble offers courses that are head and shoulders above other ones I've taken. Every minute is put to good use and the manuals provide step-by-step instructions in case a refresher is needed.”
Beth Callender

Instructor teaching student Photoshop skills

Custom Photoshop Workbook Included

Our Photoshop class comes with a custom step-by-step training manual sold to universities and schools around the world. Recreate the class projects and refresh the Photoshop materials anytime after the class.

Every Photoshop class comes with a custom workbook

Learn then Practice

Learn Photoshop by first watching a short demo, then by actually practicing on retouching numerous images. Our instructors are all industry professionals who draw on their experience to teach you practical, professional skills.

Students learning Photoshop in class at Noble Desktop

Part of a Certificate Program

This class is included in the Visual Design and Graphic Design, and Photoshop Retouching certificate programs. Take the other courses to earn a certificate!

Students graduating from the Graphic Design certificate

Register for Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

$975 Discounts

NYC or Live Online