Photoshop Day 1: Photoshop Essentials

Upcoming Dates

Monday, June 26, 2017
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM*
Trainer: Beverly
How would you prefer to attend?
*All times are in the US/Pacific timezone.

Quotes from our Photoshop students

  • "I am just so grateful to you and for each of the amazing classes I was so fortunate to take at Accelerate. Your program is the ultimate! It is just outstanding, and I'd recommend all to take any of the amazing variety of courses you offer. The classroom is set up very fine and complete with the most excellent teachers available --Jonathan, Chana, Beverly -- the very best!"
    - Lauren Tawa, The Huntington Library
  • "The workshop was a huge success! Beverly's energy was contagious and we left saturated with applicable skills and information.
    We truly appreciate the quality of service you provided and hope to work with you again in the future."
    - corporate training attendee

Class Details

Price per person:$349
Length of class:one day
Version covered:CC 2017


In this one-day class, taught by an Adobe Certified Instructor, you will learn all of the essential concepts and techniques needed to use Photoshop efficiently, including understanding the interface, workspaces and image file formats. You will learn how to size and resample images appropriately for print or web use, use Adobe Bridge to browse and organize images, gain essential navigation skills and learn to crop and straighten images.


This class is designed for people with good computer skills, but no prior Photoshop experience is required.


Application Overview
- Photoshop interface and workspaces
- image file formats and compression

Image Production
- sizing files for print and web
- production workflow

Adobe Bridge
- understanding workspaces
- enhanced file management and automation

- getting around in the Navigator panel
- zooming in and out, using the Hand tool
- navigation shortcuts

The Crop and Measure Tools
- cropping images
- fixing perspective
- straightening images and adding canvas

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