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$89 for a Beginning Photoshop Course from McKay Photography Academy ($599 Value)

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Rolling Stone-featured photographer teaches the basics of Photoshop

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Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Must be 16 or older, must be accompanied by paying adult if under 16. Classes are must be used by the same person. Must have Photoshop or Photoshop elements. Must use your own laptop or take notes without. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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$89 for a Beginning Photoshop Course on Sunday, October 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($599 Value)

Jeffrey Dachowski, an award-winning photographer who has had work featured in Rolling Stone, teaches pupils how to make smiles brighter and colors more vivid over the course of this four-hour class. He’ll guide students through a number of techniques, including matting, retouching blemishes, and layering elements of different images to make collages. Students should bring a laptop with a working copy of Photoshop if they'd like to follow along with the instructor; otherwise, they're welcome to simply watch and take notes or quietly sing mnemonic songs to themselves during class. Click here for a list of class-preparation tips.

McKay Photography Academy

Bearing the titles of Master of Photography and Photographic Craftsman from Professional Photographers of America, David and Ally McKay embody the keen vision and aesthetic prowess that separated good photographers from great ones. They share these skills during classes at McKay Photography Academy, where they train eyes, fingers, and imaginations to work in tandem as a snapshooting dream machine. Their classes help aspiring photographers progress from neophytes to seasoned pros. When not busy instructing the next generation of shutterbugs, David and Ally also devise photo safaris, which send small teams of photographers to capture shots of famed landmarks including San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge; the Lincoln Memorial of Washington, DC; or Yosemite's 60-foot statue of Yogi Bear.


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