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Adobe Photoshop Classes NYC

Learn Photo Retouching, Color Correction, & Graphics Creation

Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp

Get a solid understanding of Photoshop so you can retouch and color correct photos, combine images, create graphics, and more! In this class you’ll start with the basics and then move on to more intermediate features. Learn about color/contrast, photo retouching, layers, masks, paths, filters, type, saving files for print/web, and much more.

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Photoshop in a Day

Get up and running quickly with the fundamentals of Photoshop: retouch photos, improve contrast and color, remove unwanted elements from photos, save files for print/web, and more.

If you want to learn Photoshop in greater depth, check out our 18-hour Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp.

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Photoshop for Web Design & UI

Learn how to use Photoshop to create and optimize graphics for web and UI design. Create wireframes and turn them into finished designs that are optimized for mobile, tablet, and desktop screens. You’ll learn how to design on grids, extract image assets, create hi‑res 2x graphics, and so much more.

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Graphic Design Certificate

Learn about design, typography, photo retouching, vector graphics, and much more as you study Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. You’ll explore design concepts in our project-based Graphic Design Bootcamp, where you’ll work on designs for your portfolio that you can show to prospective employers.

72 Hours


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Photo Retouching Certificate

Improve your photos by removing unwanted elements; use Adobe Lightroom to download, organize, and edit your photos; and learn to adjust color, contrast, and more in our Photo Retouching Certificate Program.

48 Hours


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Digital Photography Certificate

Master the art of studio photography in this hands-on, immersive course! You'll learn how to optimize your camera settings, maximize the impact of studio lighting to create stunning portraits for a variety of scenarios and contexts, and take your images to the next level with professional retouching techniques. Take the first steps toward becoming a professional photographer by learning about workflows and industry-standard practices. 

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Photoshop Advanced Retouching

Take your Photoshop skills to the next level. In this advanced training, you’ll learn how to make complex selections and color corrections, practical uses of blend modes, how to smooth skin and many other tips and tricks. We’ll also explain color management so you can maintain proper color from input (camera/scanner) to editing (on a monitor) to output (print/web). You’ll end up working faster and more efficiently!

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Photoshop Animated GIFs

With the rise of mobile devices, animated GIFs have regained popularity because they just work (unlike Flash animations which do not work on mobile devices). In this class you’ll learn how to create animated GIFs for websites, ads, or even HTML emails.

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Adobe Photoshop is an essential app that designers and photographers use to enhance their photos and graphics, design website interfaces, and create animations.

Noble Desktop offers a wide range of Photoshop courses taught by the top graphic designers, from photo retouching and creating graphics, to web design and Animated GIFs.

Start learning Photoshop in our 6-hour intro workshop, or our comprehensive 18-hour bootcamp. We also offer advanced retouching classes for more advanced users, as well as our New York State-licensed Graphic Design Certificate Program.

NYC’s Best Photoshop Courses

From the step-by-step Photoshop training workbooks we write, to our “learn then practice” teaching style, Noble Desktop’s Photoshop classes are proven to be the most effective. Our instructors are working professionals, bringing real-world experience to the courses. Learn in small classes with personalized attention, and you can retake the class for free within 6 months (if you want to).

  • “Noble is a great place for learning new stuff. The instructors are very knowledgable, friendly and extremely helpful. ”

    Kamilla Zakirbayeva

  • “I learned a lot in the class. Eugenio is a fine teacher. I recommend it to anyone interested in editing photos. I work with many old family photos and enjoy touching them up and inserting them into family videos. The family really enjoys the results. Thanks Noble Desktop.”

    Mary Moss

  • “Photoshop in a Day is an apt title. You learn all the basics you need to start experimenting on your own!”

    Nathaniel Jameson

  • “This was a great introductory course to animations in Photoshop! I am excited to take back what I learned and use at work.”


  • “Noble Desktop erased any fear I had about animated gifs. I had tried learning on my own and created what I wanted, but the process was beyond tedious and I avoided offering that service to clients. Noble Desktop showed me how much simpler and doable it could be and now I want to invest more time in learning this increasingly valued skill in my field.”

    Paul Vanderberg

  • “Extremely useful information and covered a broad variety of topics and images to use, from portrait touch-ups to advertising images with wording... very helpful. ”


  • “Great class, putting it into practice is the key - felt like I came away feeling clearer and more confident to use the program. ”

    jacinta hayne

  • “Very pleased with the class. I definitely learned new ways of animating GIFs. Every exercise was precise and super helpful! I feel stronger making GIFs and will certainly implement them more in my future designs.”

    Christian Melton

  • “Photoshop in a day is easy to follow, I would recommend it to any beginners!”

    Joseph Gasso



  • “This was the first time I have touched Photoshop and I feel pretty comfortable about using it already.”

    Aya Zakeyan

  • “This class was definitely worth the time and money. These are skills that will definitely uplevel my projects at work. ”

    Tiffany Rutkowski

  • “They do it right at Noble Desktop! From start to finish my experience was amazing! I highly recommend to anyone wanting to learn the Adobe Creative Suite!”

    Angela George

  • “I was impressed by everything I didn't know and I look forward to using the new skills I gained in my future work. ”


  • “Classes at Noble Desktop do not disappoint, they are my go-to for new skills or getting up to speed on software updates!”

    Beth Hunwick

  • “After using Photoshop for a number of years, I realized I could probably work more efficiently and effectively. I discovered so many new tricks and features in Noble's Advanced Photoshop class that the first 1/2 day alone was worth the tuition. In addition to enhancing my technical expertise, I learned to analyze my projects first to determine which method(s) and tools would work best in that instance. This was awesome!!”

    MaryRose Devine

    MaryRose learned advanced retouching techniques in our Photoshop Advanced class.

  • “This Photoshop Bootcamp class gave me enough free time to not only explore Photoshop but also learn the basics in an easy and concise way.”

    David Pangilinan

  • “This is a great introduction (and more!) to Photoshop. I like how we watched the instructor and then had exercises in between each lesson to practice what we learned, so we can get familiar with it. The course is good for anyone with a little bit to no experience. Thank you!”


  • “Fantastic teacher and course! Really gets into tips and tricks to wow even the most seasoned Photoshop users.”

    Trudy Appling

  • “A lot of information in a little bit of time, with a great booklet to reference! ”

    Chrysti Cook

  • “Noble Desktop makes it so straightforward and easy to learn Photoshop, even if you have never opened the program before. Their watch and learn first approach is excellent as the instructor will guide you step by step through each exercise before then going through it yourself. This allows for each lesson to really be covered twice, helping you to take in each aspect of the program better.”

    Alan Perlman

    Enjoyed Noble's teaching method in the Adobe Photoshop CC course

  • “Noble Desktop, as always, provided a great class, instructor and materials for the Photoshop in a Day class. I had taken the Illustrator class 2 years ago at Noble and was extremely pleased with that class as well. You wont be disappointed taking any of their classes. The quality of instruction and materials is consistently excellent!”

    Jean Mellano

    Attended the one-day Photoshop training

  • “I’m fairly new to web design and found that Photoshop for Web Design & UI was the perfect way for me to start.”

    MaryRose Devine

    Attended the Photoshop for Web Design & UI course

  • “Don't assume that because you know Photoshop you know how to design for the web. This class goes through various exercises that show the processes on design and optimization for exporting web-ready images. As always, all of Noble's instructors are great, know their stuff and are always helpful with troubleshooting and providing resources to take with you.”

    German Hernandez

    Attended the Photoshop for Web Design & UI class

  • “I've used Photoshop for many years, yet this class taught me advanced functionality in the software that I had no idea existed. And the instructor, Ethan, provided excellent instruction on applying retouching techniques to real-world examples. This will help further my career, for sure.”

    Adam Coti

    Attended the comprehensive Adobe Photoshop CC course

  • “Even if you know the basics of creating a GIF in Photoshop, this class is worth checking out for the time-saving tips and creative ways to enhance a GIF within Photoshop's boundaries.”

    Emma Waters

    Attended the Photoshop Animated GIFs class

  • “Even though I have used Photoshop from the beginning, I had no idea what I didn't know, until I learned it at Noble Desktop.”

    Carol-Anne Ryce-Paul

    Took the Photoshop for Web Design & UI class

  • “I have been inefficiently fooling around with Photoshop, usually feeling intimidated by the program, for years. In just three days, I have learned to edit my photos with confidence. Noble Desktop rocks. Now I am ready to tackle Illustrator...”

    Michelle Ganon

    Attended the Beginner to Intermediate Photoshop class

Learn then Practice

In our Photoshop classes you’ll learn through projects. First by watching a short demo, then by actually practicing on retouching photos, creating graphics, animated GIFs, and more. Our instructors are all industry professionals who draw on their experience to teach you practical, professional skills.

Graphic designer professional demonstrating in Photoshop

Custom Photoshop Training Workbook

With each class, you’ll receive our proprietary Photoshop manuals, the perfect after-class resource. With unmatched real-world projects and clear step-by-step explanations, our Photoshop materials are used by institutions and universities around the world.

Each Photoshop class comes with a training workbook created by Noble Desktop

Step-by-step Photoshop Training

“Noble Desktop makes it so straightforward and easy to learn Photoshop, even if you have never opened the program before. Their watch and learn first approach is excellent as the instructor will guide you step by step through each exercise before then going through it yourself. This allows for each lesson to really be covered twice, helping you to take in each aspect of the program better.”
Alan Perlman

Student learning Photoshop skills in class at Noble Desktop

Upcoming Photoshop Classes in NYC


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Adobe Photoshop Bootcamp Next Class: Jan 26–Feb 9, Sunday, 10–5pm Duration: 18 Hours Price: $975
Photoshop in a Day Next Class: Jan 26, Sunday, 10–5pm Duration: 6 Hours Price: $325
Photoshop for Web Design & UI Next Class: Jan 30–31, Thu–Fri, 10–5pm Duration: 12 Hours Price: $650
Photoshop Animated GIFs Next Class: Mar 4, Wednesday, 10–5pm Duration: 6 Hours Price: $325
Photoshop Advanced Retouching Next Class: Apr 20–22, Mon–Wed, 10–5pm Duration: 18 Hours Price: $975
Digital Photography Certificate Next Class: Ask us about custom training Duration: 60 Hours Price: $2495
Graphic Design Certificate Next Class: Jan 21–Mar 13, Tue–Thu, 10–5pm Duration: 72 Hours Price: $2995
Photo Retouching Certificate Next Class: Apr 13–Apr 24, Mon–Wed, 10–5pm Duration: 48 Hours Price: $2000

Learn more about Photoshop & our courses

Photoshop is the industry standard photo editing app. It’s very versatile and used by photographers, designers, videographers, and more to edit photos, create graphics, design websites, create animated GIFs just to name a few.

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Photoshop Terminology & Uses

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
Photoshop for Web
  • Use Photoshop to optimize images for websites, adjusting file size and quality to balance loading time and image quality
  • Design webpage layouts using Photoshop
Animated GIFs
  • Create simple animations for social media and banner ads
  • Use Photoshop to make simple animations, moving things around, swapping things out
  • Simpler to use than more advanced animating programs
  • Tell Photoshop exactly which part of image to change
  • Several different tools, including marquee tool, magic wand, quick mask (most complicated)