Basic Photoshop for Photographs

Basic Photoshop for Photographs

Demystify the power of Photoshop to get the most out of your hard captured images.  Learn about layers, masking, adjustment layers, cropping for perspective, cloning and healing.

This is a continuation of our Basic Photography for Digital Cameras course as basic photographic skills are required but no knowledge of digital editing is needed.

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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 2 Thursday 12 May 2022
Term 4 Thursday 20 October 2022
Fee $140
Length 8 weeks/16 hours
Time 7 - 9 pm
Location Riccarton High School
Tutor Helen McLeod
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