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Photoshop 101

    Saturdays, November 7 and 14, 2020, 10am-3pm with a break from 12-1pm

    PRC Members: $125
    Non-Members: $185
    Max # of participants: 12
    Register HERE
    If you withdraw from the workshop (for whatever reason) you have the option to roll over the registration fee to another workshop or receive a 50% refund.

    Adobe Photoshop is an essential software tool for any serious photographer. Learn the fundamentals of this powerful program with Instructor Jon Bakos, as he guides you through the basics. This workshop will discuss how Photoshop will fit in your digital photography workflow and thoroughly cover the Camera Raw module. Learn how to quickly and easily edit and enhance your images. We will take several images through the entire editing process, reviewing tools as we go.

    Workshop details:
    Topics emphasized will be based on student needs. No prior experience with Photoshop is necessary; however, working knowledge of computers is essential for you to get the most from this workshop. A computer with the current version of Adobe Photoshop is required. A monthly subscription to Adobe Photoshop is available at Topics covered will include: 
    • Evaluating photos and making creative decisions
    • Perfecting tone and color in each image using Levels, Curves and Hue/Saturation 
    • Applying sharpening and noise reduction
    • Correcting lens distortion & chromatic aberration
    • Making great black and white conversions
    • Layers
    • Layer Masks
    • Blending Modes

    About the Instructor:
    Jon Bakos is a photographer with a BFA from Lesley Art + Design. In his work, he examines the history of photography, vernacular imagery and the role of preserved spaces in contemporary society. Bakos lives in Somerville, Massachusetts and is currently the Photography Lab Manager at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. He has exhibited in venues including the Maine Media Workshops, the University of New England Gallery, and the Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College.