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Advanced Photoshop Tools & Techniques (Face to Face)

This course teaches advanced Photoshop features and techniques that will upgrade your knowledge and professional output. You will learn rapid but precise object selection using advanced selection methods, accurate color correction & tonal adjustment, professional-level non-destructive fixes and effects. Topics include Select & Mask to isolate hair edges, Levels & Curves for color & tonal recovery, and image enhancement based on advanced layer techniques and Filters.

Method of teaching

Face to face onsite classroom learning delivery.

Course Outline

Advanced Tonal Adjustments

  • Customizing Photoshop
    • Creating your own keyboard shortcut set
    • Creating your own workspace
  • Advanced Tonal Adjustments
    • Adjustment commands
    • Levels & Curves
    • Using adjustment layers vs. adjustment commands
    • Using blending modes

Color Correction & Manipulation

  • Color Correction
    • Info panel & Color Sampler
    • Color Correction using different techniques
  • Color Enhancement Techniques
    • Auto Color
    • Gradient Map
    • Hue & Saturation
  • Matching Color Techniques
    • Auto Color
    • Replace Color
    • Curves
    • Match Color

Advanced Selections

  • Background Eraser
  • Blending Sliders
  • Luminance & Channel
  • Masking
  • Select & Mask (former Refine Edge)
  • Layer Masking

Advanced Retouching

  • Advanced Retouching
    • Cleaning & Retouching
    • Lighten blending mode & Actions panel
    • Dust & Scratches filter
    • Vanishing Point filter
  • Content-Aware Tools
    • Content-Aware Scale
    • Content-Aware Move tool
    • Content-Aware Patch tool
  • Lens Correction filter

Professional Sharpening

  • Review of Sharpening
  • Unsharp Mask filter
  • Edge Sharpening
  • High Pass filter
  • Emboss filter


To gain the most from this workshop, participants should have completed PCCI’s  Adobe Photoshop Essentials or have equivalent experience.


Windows computer with software needed already installed will be provided for each student.


  1. Includes certificate of completion
  2. Lifetime Free Refresher  (You may attend again the same course,  free of charge, on a space-available basis.)
  3. Alumni discount
  4. Enroll in our L2C (Learning to Certification) programs and get a globally recognized certificate. This course is part of:


Jul 04 - 07 2023


Includes lunch break and snack breaks.Class hours vary per date. Typical hours are as follows:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Face to Face Learning


Face to Face Learning
2247 Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City 1233

Next Occurrence

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  • Date
    Jul 04 - 07 2023
  • Time
    Includes lunch break and snack breaks.Class hours vary per date. Typical hours are as follows:
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course is designed to enhance the knowledge, desirable attitudes, and skills in operating a camera and composing a subject; setting up studio lights, equipment, and accessories; performing post-production stages; and presenting finished products in accordance with the industry standards.