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Photoshop for Photography Beginners – Autumn Term


This course is aimed at those who have a keen interest in learning the basics of Adobe Photoshop and editing photographic work. You will explore different tools and adjustments in Photoshop, to create a better understanding of how to subtly edit your photographs.
In this course, we will first start with the fundamentals of the software, including a guided tour through the user interface and various capabilities of different tools available in Photoshop. All techniques and tools taught in lessons are transferrable to all photographic work, allowing you to have as many tools as you like to enhance your skillset.
We will be exploring different tools and techniques such as looking at Raw file formats, spot healing tools to remove blemishes, selection tools, layers, adjustments, masking and more!
There will also be weekly homework tasks set for you to try and test each technique out of lessons to enhance your knowledge -; you will also be given to opportunity to share your edited photographs to the class.
By the end of the course, you will be able to use Photoshop to manipulate images, using a diverse range of techniques.
Tutor: Simona King. This course will run on a Thursday evening 1830-2030


This course is aimed at those who have a keen interest in learning the basics of Adobe Photoshop and editing photographic work.

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How to apply

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Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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