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Adobe Photoshop Intermediate: Visuals for Impact

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Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, all Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

In advance of each session, Tech Training will provide you with a Zoom link to your class, along with any required class materials.


Take your Photoshop skills to the next level. In this session, you will learn best practices to properly use Photoshop tools like masking, cloning, color manipulation, and more to improve your images. Learn to give a voice to your photos.

Prerequisite: Have either attended the "Adobe Photoshop 101" class or equivalent experience.
Enhance your image editing techniques, fine-tune your Photoshop tool utilization, and develop creative visuals. In this training, you will be able to gain best practices for masking, cloning, burning, and color correction to improve your photography and design skills.  In addition to these techniques we will go over how to create digital collages and visual metaphors, a common technique artists use to go beyond the literal meaning of a phrase.
Learning Objectives:
  • During this course, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Dive deeper into advanced tools and techniques within Photoshop
  • Discover multiple ways to mask, clone, color correct photographic images
  • Advance your knowledge of photo manipulation techniques
  • Apply your skills in a digital collage and visual metaphor
Topics include:
  • Advanced Photoshop techniques
  • Creative visual development
  • Concept vs Conceptual in Photography
  • Using writing to influence Creative Decisions
  • Digital Collage Project


University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, students and Stanford Hospitals & Clinics employees. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.

University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, students, and Stanford Hospitals & Clinics employees, including Stanford Health Care, Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley, Stanford Medicine Partners, and Stanford Medicine Children's Health. A valid SUNet ID is needed to enroll in a class.