Advanced Photoshop

Advanced Photoshop

Learn further enhancements that can be applied to your photographic images to take them from mundane to amazing, to stand out from all others and make them distinctly yours.

  • To remove the mystic of Photoshop, perceived to be a dauntingly complex photo-editing program
  • To develop a photographic style through photo-editing methods
  • To learn the more creative aspects of Photoshop that can be applied to photographic images.

To help keep the cost of this course down we receive Government Funding and they require proof of residency/citizenship status.  When you enrol you may be asked to provide a CERTIFIED copy of your Identity Documentation – click here for a full list of accepted IDocs.

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About your tutor

Helen McLeod is an internationally exhibited professional photographer working out of Christchurch, New Zealand. She is an experienced photographic educator having taught at tertiary level for “South Seas Film School” (Auckland) and regularly lectures in tertiary institutions and secondary schools. Helen has professionally worked in a number of photographic genres such as forensic photography, demolition photography, wedding photography, event photography, industrial photography and commercial photography. Through the medium of Fine Art Photography Helen has learnt to train her mind to see the creative possibilities in any situation, no matter how ugly they may be. Her fine art photography is revered throughout New Zealand. Some of this can be seen in the art galleries of Christchurch. She has won a number of prestigious medals and awards within New Zealand and internationally with her photographic work and audio-visuals. As a result she has been exhibited all around New Zealand, Australia, America, Canada, South Africa, Germany, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Helen’s website can be viewed at:

Term 3 Thursday 04 August 2022
Fee $140
Length 8 weeks/16 hours
Time 7 - 9 pm
Location Riccarton High School
Tutor Helen McLeod
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