UUOnline Mentoring: Photoshop Deep Dive with Blake Taylor

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Join Unique Photo and Join Adobe Certified Instructor Blake Taylor for a 5-session online mentoring workshop and learn the necessary creative and technical Photoshop skills you'll need to improve the quality of your photos! Topics include:

· Camera RAW & Smart Objects
· Reading Histogram & Info Palette
· Color Range Selections
· White Balancing a Photo
· Rubber & Clone Stamp Tools
· Adjustment Layers & Masks
· Cropping, Resizing, & Exporting Photos

WEDNESDAYS (5:30pm - 7:00pm EST)
Session 1: January 13th 2021
Session 2: January 20th 2021
Session 3: January 27th 2021
Session 4: February 3rd 2021
Session 5: February 10th 2021

BE PREPARED: Students should have Photoshop CC installed in order to follow along. Students will receive PDFs with detailed lesson notes after each class.

HOW TO WATCH: Registrants will receive a Zoom invite the day of each session. As sessions are completed, they will become viewable as recorded videos under your "Unique University Online" account tab. You can rewatch any sessions at your leisure until a week after the last session.

*Limited to 14 registrants.
*See below for more info on each session.

Our Price: $295.00

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Session 1: Wed, January 13th
Camera Raw and Smart Objects
Making Quick Selections
Making Global Changes to a Photos

Session 2: Wed, January 20th
Color Theory
Reading A Histogram and the Info Palette
Color Temperatures and Correctly White Balancing A Photo
Using Color Range to Make Selections

Session 3: Wed, January 27th
Understanding Making Selections Using the Pen Tool
Understanding Masks and Making Masks From Your Selections
Understanding Luminance Masks and How to Make them
Making Local Changes to Photos
Content Aware Fill
Rubber / Clone Stamp Tool

Session 4: Wed, February 3rd
Adjustment Layers and Masks
Smart Objects and Applying Filters
Blending Modes
Sharpening A Photo

Session 5: Wed, February 10th
Cropping, Resizing and Exporting Your Photos

Unique University® is the highly acclaimed education component of Unique Photo®, NJ’s only camera and video superstore. There is over 2000 sq. ft. of learning space, including our state-of-the art, 1000 sq. ft. main presentation hall. Unique University’s mission is to help our visitors “Create Better Pictures” by providing photography education for beginners to pros. With events daily, it is the place where photography groups such as local camera clubs, ASMP, PPA and others meet. We have a full curriculum of classes and seminars from world famous speakers such as Art Wolfe, Rick Sammon, Michael Yamashita, Tyler Stableford, Lindsay Adler, and Will Crockett. We offer photography experiences to such places as the Lakota Wolf Preserve, Wolf Conservation Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rutgers Football, Longwood Gardens, Festival of Ballooning, and much more. Our technical classes include such topics as basic digital photography, lighting techniques, Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom, macro photography, composition, editing and printing, wedding photography, HDR photography, working with speedlights, how to use social media, digital organization, one-on-one instruction, and much, much more. 


Where are classes held? 
Unless stated otherwise, most classes are held in the Unique University classroom within the Unique Photo Superstore (123 US Highway 46 West, Fairfield, NJ 07004). We also hold classes at our Philadelphia, PA location (28 South 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106). 

What should I bring to class? 
You're encouraged to bring your camera and a notebook and pen to most classes. Some classes will require additional equipment, so please check the class descriptions. 

Will lunch or refreshments be included? 
Lunch and refreshments are not provided for any classes under 6 hours unless noted. 

How do I register for a class? 
You can register online, in-store at the concierge, or by phone at either 973-377-6454 or 973-377-2007. Please note that you will need to provide payment information. 

Can I register at the door? 
For most classes, you're free to register at the concierge desk prior to the start of the class. Please note that there are some classes that offer "Early Bird Special" rates and others that have limited seating, so it would be in your best interest to register early for such classes. 

I wanted to register for ______ class, but it is now sold out. Is there a waiting list? 
Please contact us at 973-377-6454 or university@uniquephoto.com with the following information: your name, phone number, email address, and the class name and date. 

My question has not been addressed here. Is there someone I can contact? 
Please contact us at 973-377-6454 or university@uniquephoto.com with any additional inquiries.

Unique University Class Cancellation Policy
- Classes costing less than $99 may be canceled up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund. For classes costing $100 or more, advanced notice of seven days before the class is necessary for a full refund.
- Requests for cancellation made after these deadlines will be awarded store credit in the amount paid for registration towards a future Unique University seminar or workshop.
- Cancellations made within 24 hours of the beginning of a class will not be honored and no refund or credit will be given.
- Cancellations of any class utilizing models will be subject to a cancellation fee of 50% of the purchased price (up to $100).
** Attention American Express cardholders: If you cancel a registration for a class costing $100 or more, there will be a 3% cancellation fee deducted from your refund or store credit.


01/13/21 Wed 5:30PM ONLINE

Blake Taylor - 01/13/21 Wed, 5:30PM

Over 6 years experience as an editor and motion graphics designer as well as 12 years experience as an Advertising Art Director/Copywriter

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