Workshop: Photoshop Elements: Photo Retouching 

Course ID - CTD0178-4               

Short Title: Photo Retouching

 Audience    All Employees
Length of Workshop:       3 hours 
Prerequisite    Photoshop Elements Basic  

 Adobe Photoshop Elements provides you with a variety of tools and commands for improving the quality of a photographic image. This workshop explains techniques for basic image correction by stepping through the process of acquiring, resizing, and retouching a photo intended for a print layout.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  •  Choose the correct resolution for a scanned photograph
  •  Crop an image to final size
  •  Adjust the tonal range of an image
  •  Remove a color cast from an image using an adjustment layer
  •  Use the Replace Color command to change the hue and saturation of a selected color in a photograph
  •  Adjust the saturation and brightness of isolated areas of an image using the sponge and dodge tools
  •  Use the rubber stamp tool to eliminate an unwanted object from an image
  •  Replace parts of an image with another image
  •  Apply the Unsharp Mask filter to finish the photo-retouching process
  •  Save an Adobe Photoshop file in a format that can be used by a page layout program



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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0178-4
Course Title:  Photo Retouching 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.