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

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Award-winning photographer leads one-day seminar on editing basics, cropping, coloring & lighting

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Promotional value expires Sep 27, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Must be 16 or older or be accompanied by guardian. Valid only for Photoshop or Photoshop elements. Computers not provided. Course is non-transferable. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

McKay Photography Academy - Mission Bay Park: $89 for Beginning Photoshop Course from McKay Photography Academy ($599 Value)

Though photographs were once considered indisputable proof of past events, contemporary editing software makes it impossible to trust that The Beatles ever crossed a road single file. Learn the art of truth-tailoring with today's Groupon: for $89, you get the four-hour Beginning Photoshop course from McKay Photography Academy (a $599 value). The class will take place at the Marina Village Conference Center on Monday, September 26, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Award-winning photographer and esteemed instructor Jeffrey Dachowski shows digital sharpshooters how to enhance their images with the dynamic power of Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Working with the program (not included) on his or her own computer, each student will glean expert tips in a range of editing basics, such as cropping, color adjustment, and playing with light levels. Polish portraits of loved ones with subtle teeth whitening and wrinkle reduction, or enhance the drama of Bigfoot photos through precise contrast-ratio adjustments around his big, manicured toes. Once photos are perfected, the cursor conjuror teaches students how to fashion eye-catching creations such as custom invitations, creative collages, and politically subversive lolcats.

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.

Customer Reviews

523 Ratings

I loved my two day class and learned so much about my camera. The class was fun and the Dave and ally were amazing; they were both very friendly and had great knowledge. I would love to talk more classes with them in the future.
Ladi S. · September 2, 2016
Explained things so well and then put it all together at the end. I really enjoyed the class!
Debbie B. · March 30, 2016
It was a great class very informative Helped me figure my camera out and how to take the best pictures
Augusta R. · December 16, 2015
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