Photoshop in a Day

Beginner Photoshop Training in NYC

Get started in Photoshop in our 1-day course: learn to retouch photos, improve contrast and color, save files for print or web, and more. Review the use of layers and the essential tools for photo editing and retouching. You'll practice with step-by-step exercises which include how to color correct and improve contrast, add text, swap backgrounds, and composite different photos.

This beginner Photoshop course is located at our design affiliate school, Noble Desktop, at 594 Broadway Suite 1202 in SoHo.


Photoshop in a Day

$325 7 Hours 594 Broadway, NYC In-person classroom training

Register for a class

Jan 23 Wed, 10am–5pm
Feb 25–27 Mon–Wed, 6–9pm
Apr 1 Mon, 10am–5pm

Corporate training available

Call 212-658-1918 or email us

What You'll Learn

  • Learn to retouch photos and create graphics
  • Improve your images by adjusting color, contrast, and more
  • Learn how to prepare images for use on the web or in print
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Full Course Syllabus

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Getting Started

  • Zooming
  • Scrolling
  • Getting Around
  • Tools
  • Copy & Paste

Photo Retouching

  • Selections
  • Healing Brush
  • Clone Stamp
  • Red-Eye Tool

Replacing Backgrounds

  • Magic Wand
  • Image Compositing

Annual Report Cover

  • Selecting
  • Feathering
  • Layers
  • Using Type

Selecting with Quick Masks 

  • Quick Masks
  • Magic Wand

Color Correction Using Color Balance 

  • Color Correction with Adjustment Layers
  • Levels
  • Refining a mask
  • Setting White, Black, and Gray Points

Preparing Digital Photos for Print 

  • Image Size
  • Resampling
  • Saving as PSD
  • Saving as TIFF
  • Document Size
  • Preparing for Print

Saving Photos for the Web as JPEG

  • Saving for the Web
  • Save as JPEG
  • Image Size
  • Resampling