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Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course

Learn Photoshop The Easy Way

Learn the right way to use Photoshop to digitally retouch your photos!

The Photoshop Techniques Course is an online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to use Photoshop CS software to edit and enhance photos.

In this course, you will be shown just what you need to know without going into a lot of unnecessary tools that photographers just don't need. This course is not just about theory. It is also about equipping you with the real world tools and information you will need to become confident at enhancing your images.

These unique tutorials have been developed for the photographer who hasn't got time to attend a full course on Photoshop Techniques CS6 for Photographers. You will find the online video tutorials easy to follow, only basic computer skills are required and you will find the course captivating, fun and interactive. Learn step by step how to digitally blend and retouch your photos.

The average time required to complete the course is 2 weeks part time (however you can take as long as you need as there is no expiry date on course access, you have unlimited lifetime access to the course)

For a comprehensive list of what's included in the course simply click the units of study tab.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, take your Photoshop skills to a new level with Courses For Success today!

Photoshop CS6 For SLR Photographers Online Course Facts:

  1. Learn the most important photoshop editing tools and techniques
  2. Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations
  3. Written and developed by a leading Photographer and Photoshop expert
  4. Learn how to use enhance and edit your photos
  5. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  6. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent, advising you of our enrolment process (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online material, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. All students who complete the course receive a participation certificate via email.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Other Photoshop Courses

This is one of a raft of photoshop courses available to you through Courses for Success. Whether you are a beginner or looking to perfect your craft, we have the course that is right for you.

Please Note: We have included reviews from our Personal Success Program as we provide this free program valued at $600 with every course.

Unit 1: Getting Started with Photoshop

Initial setup

  • How to change screen appearance
  • Photoshop modes
  • Adding tools
  • Common keyboard shortcuts
  • Other shortcuts

Selection tools

  • Marquee tools
  • Lasso tools
  • How to add colours

Cropping images

  • Tools to crop
  • Rule of thrids
  • Change modes
  • How to save images

Colour Balance

  • Which tools to use
  • Adjusting colour balance
  • Mid tones
  • Highlights
  • How to preview
  • How to save file

Black and White images

  • Tools to use
  • How to enhance images
  • Using tint
  • Adjusting saturation
  • Preview
  • Save as a secondary file

Desaturate Colour

  • How to use the marquee tool
  • How to select over image
  • Which tools to use


  • How to improve images
  • Tools to use
  • Using levels window
  • Save a new image

Unit 2: Editing Images to enhance photos


  • How to adjusting images with curves
  • Tools to use
  • How to lighten an image
  • How to use channels

Hue Saturation

  • How to lighten and darken images
  • How to enhance image
  • Tools to use

Lasso and Darken

  • Adjusting image’s
  • Improving the image
  • Using lasso tool

Photo Filter

  • How to alter photos
  • Using different filters
  • Using layers
  • Opacity
  • How to flatten image

Blur and Burn Tools

  • How to blur off a background
  • Or darken down background

Unit 3: Tips and tricks

Copy and Pasting Images

  • Which tools to use
  • Command’s
  • How to move images
  • Saving images

Removing red eyes

  • Using tools and techniques

Replacing Colour

  • Tools to use
  • Selecting images

How to whiten teeth

  • Which tools to use
  • Setting tolerance levels

Fix droopy eye

  • How to fix droopy eye
  • Tools to use
  • Lasso tools

Patch Tools

  • How to fix up wrinkles
  • Remove blemishes minor scares on
  • Using the patch tool
  • Using the liquify Tool

Unit 4: Advanced Technique’s

Magazine Look

  • How to turn a good image into a magazine look
  • 8 steps to follow

Adding Makeup

  • How to add
  • Steps to follow

Merging Images

  • Tools to use
  • Techniques
  • Applying gradients

Pen Tool

  • How to use
  • The importance of the pen too
  • Pen tool selections

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

  • Microsoft Windows 98, or
  • PC
  • Apple Mac
  • iPad, iPad mini, all smart devices etc

Students will also need access to the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word
  • We recommend using Firefox browser

Students will also need Photoshop Software CS4, CS5 or CS6

26 August 2017 07:09:11 PM

Great tips

4 August 2017 12:59:51 AM

Photoshop CS6 Techniques couse taught me how to eidt images and change colur etc this unit was well explaind.

27 July 2017 03:22:10 AM

Very informative introduction to CS6! Especially enjoyed Make up & changing running board color.

24 July 2017 01:16:41 PM

A good cover of the basics of photoshop. I certainly learned a lot even though I have been using it for about a year now.

29 June 2017 08:26:25 PM

Very informative and easy to follow instructions. A lot a useful tips for people just starting out in Photoshop and a good course for getting a basic understanding of the program and how to use it.

27 June 2017 01:40:06 PM

Quick refresher course

27 June 2017 01:34:06 PM

Great videos
Easy quick refresher course

26 June 2017 06:58:36 AM

very helpful, learnt a lot from these tutorials. For me it's been a game changer.

20 June 2017 03:49:58 AM

Good information within the right amount of time. Not too long or too short.

19 June 2017 02:37:04 AM

very very helpful!

15 June 2017 04:59:48 AM

truly great course.filled with great information and very well explained

14 June 2017 12:20:09 PM

It was awesome very well done

8 June 2017 05:11:10 PM

Very useful lessons !

6 June 2017 02:29:04 AM

Well done! Learned a lot

27 May 2017 12:04:47 PM

thank you realy nice

23 May 2017 08:58:16 AM

This is a basic cours, i like it.

5 May 2017 12:31:39 PM


27 April 2017 01:38:47 PM

Great course

27 April 2017 06:23:41 AM

This is my second Photoshop Course and I wish I had taken this one first just because I love how it went over each tool and how to use them. I also loved the downloads that I can keep to reference back on how to do something with out having to re watch the video.

21 April 2017 02:07:16 PM

I found this course very easy to follow and also very informative. Although I only own Photoshop Elements 15, I was able to apply and learn so much from this. Thank you for your presentation, and I would recommend the course to others.

18 April 2017 02:14:00 PM

Absolutely Amazing!
thank you

18 April 2017 01:14:58 AM

I love the way the instructor taught the subjects. Very straight forward and you learn a bunch of techniques, especially like me, I do not have so much time but the instructor delivered what I expected. Very well recommended.

16 April 2017 09:08:41 PM

Easy to use, understand and follow

14 April 2017 11:39:07 AM

A good start to using Photoshop as I've never used it before. The video quality although was average and difficult to see which buttons / tools were being clicked with the mouse.

14 April 2017 06:43:10 AM

Great course - perfect timing and the ideas were easy to follow. Thank you.

11 April 2017 09:55:50 PM

Very good, excellent course

10 April 2017 02:27:44 PM

Great information and easy guide

5 April 2017 01:10:25 PM

This course has taught me so many things and in fantastic detail.

28 March 2017 12:57:45 PM

I really enjoyed the videos. The information was very interesting.

27 March 2017 07:39:37 PM

Interesting course

27 March 2017 06:06:57 AM

Great content!!

27 March 2017 04:17:22 AM

Really enjoyed the course and learned a lot from it.

26 March 2017 01:31:38 AM

This course is very useful and easy to follow.

25 March 2017 12:40:25 AM

Short but helpful

21 March 2017 12:58:05 PM

This was a very helpful course.

19 March 2017 03:33:33 AM

Great course. I learned so much!

18 March 2017 10:18:08 PM

Very interesting, detailed and useful.

18 March 2017 01:49:43 PM

The course was very informative and had good points.

15 March 2017 02:01:44 PM

Great info. I need to watch again because my screen had fuzzy videos.

14 March 2017 10:52:19 AM

Material is interesting and well worth listening to

14 March 2017 08:40:12 AM


6 March 2017 01:08:55 PM

I enjoyed this course.

4 March 2017 12:34:41 PM

Short and to the point. I like that it didn't waste my time with fluff.

4 March 2017 09:49:55 AM

nice pace quality information

4 March 2017 05:42:20 AM

Thoroughly enjoyed the class

2 March 2017 11:50:15 PM


25 February 2017 12:11:51 PM

The course content was helpful and clear. Thank you

22 February 2017 01:30:21 PM

Great incite & well presented

19 February 2017 07:43:12 AM

Great and very helpful

14 February 2017 10:31:14 PM

very helpful course

14 February 2017 10:58:48 AM


13 February 2017 02:16:22 PM

As a person who has never used photoshop I got a lot of learning done and understand the difference uses on the tools and effects.

11 February 2017 04:16:21 AM

Very good information, presented in a short amount of time, and simply.

8 February 2017 08:29:54 AM

I enjoyed the course and I got a lot out of it..

7 February 2017 09:38:28 AM

Great information

6 February 2017 03:22:57 PM

I definitely recommend it

5 February 2017 10:31:02 PM

Easy to follow, concise format. Enjoyed it.

4 February 2017 01:10:10 PM

Very detailed and easy to understand.

3 February 2017 03:34:21 AM

This was very interesting. Good Learning Tools I can use.

4 December 2016 02:14:24 AM

This course is really helpful for me.

5 November 2016 08:51:45 AM

Very simple to understand

30 October 2016 01:45:45 PM

Thanks for the information.

16 October 2016 03:27:47 AM

Easy to follow. Great for getting started and introduces advanced techniques.

9 October 2016 06:16:54 PM

Excellent course... really helpful

26 August 2016 07:49:32 AM


16 August 2016 02:23:55 PM

I liked it. Good source of techniques.

12 August 2016 11:53:30 PM

this course taught me a lot about photoshop that I never knew

11 August 2016 01:34:57 AM

So much knowledge for a few hours course such this one! very handy specially for beginner people like me, I work in totally different domain and I found it easy to get along with Photoshop tools

4 July 2016 12:23:07 PM

Excellent online course..

29 June 2016 01:43:31 PM

Great Content!

22 June 2016 10:44:44 AM

I love this course. I was clear in breaking down each subject with great clarity.
I will continue to take more courses. Now I can't stop thinking about my next course.

16 June 2016 11:15:44 PM

I find this course very helpful

10 June 2016 01:41:13 PM

Great course, thank you

18 May 2016 11:41:41 AM

Easy to follow & good resource.

11 May 2016 07:43:24 AM

Quick, and efficient.

6 May 2016 06:26:31 AM

Excellent course. Useful information.

16 April 2016 02:48:39 AM

I like the course, very informative

28 March 2016 11:23:58 AM

Informative and relevant.

11 March 2016 09:21:05 AM

This was an excellent and practical course!

9 March 2016 10:48:51 AM

The course is good and simple

19 February 2016 09:44:16 PM

This course is really useful for photographer and loved it.

3 January 2016 05:57:25 AM

I would recommend this program to everyone

1 January 2016 03:20:12 AM


31 December 2015 11:41:26 PM

Good course, I learned a lot. This should help me bring my photos to the next level.

31 December 2015 12:36:07 PM

Easy to follow. Great videos.

18 December 2015 10:21:01 AM

This course is good!

15 December 2015 01:10:57 AM

Class was informative and straight forward.

14 December 2015 09:58:12 PM

Easy to follow

2 December 2015 06:48:57 PM

The facilitation was well organized.

12 November 2015 09:31:49 PM

Very informational and useable lessons. I will be able to use a great deal of these skills.

9 November 2015 12:19:29 PM

Good detailed information

6 November 2015 12:31:08 AM

I liked how everything was explained easily.

17 October 2015 04:07:39 PM

Just what I needed to know!

17 October 2015 06:08:56 AM

Great information that I can certainly use

9 October 2015 10:53:26 AM

Very informative loved the shortcut tips especially when moving around in an enlarged image

24 September 2015 10:14:45 AM

Very good information!

16 September 2015 06:13:27 AM

The course was really good and helpful, as I'm a beginner and needed to have tutorials. So the course is just right to begin with.
Thank You

27 August 2015 09:58:37 PM

This was a very informative course. I feel much more confident now in my ability to use photoshop to enhance my photography.

26 August 2015 09:59:27 PM

Very helpful course and easy to understand.
Thank You.

24 July 2015 10:25:06 AM

Good - easy to follow and understand

29 June 2015 11:12:29 AM

This was a very useful course for me as a beginner for the field

16 June 2015 08:38:32 PM

Love these short courses. So concise and fluid.

21 May 2015 01:56:24 PM

The course is fantastic. Great study mode for people who are really busy with work and activities in life. it gives us a chance to accomplish a certificate and study at our own convenience and pace.

10 May 2015 12:31:55 PM

Great tutorial on Photoshop starting from the basics...

4 May 2015 02:39:09 PM

This is quick for SLR Photographers

27 February 2015 12:00:11 AM

Good tips for the Photoshop beginner.

10 February 2015 02:26:24 PM

helpful module

25 January 2015 04:45:54 PM

Was extremly useful to me/

15 January 2015 06:06:44 PM

Was helpful

7 December 2014 05:38:14 PM

great detailed course, learnt a lot to be able to start my own business
in photography.
was very easy to follow.
thank you

21 November 2014 11:01:37 PM

Great useful information

3 November 2014 11:11:06 AM

A useful course with handy practical hints

30 October 2014 08:15:05 PM

Great course, thanks.

22 October 2014 11:20:49 PM

As all your other courses its very interesting and enjoy doing it.

16 May 2014 03:09:06 AM

Good basic info for first timers to photoshop.

14 May 2014 08:48:26 PM

Great and useful course

16 April 2014 07:03:34 PM

Great courses at affordable price. Thanks

26 February 2014 05:22:58 PM

very informative

27 January 2014 10:29:30 AM

Good for beginners

19 January 2014 06:11:45 PM

excellent and very enjoyable course to do. will definitely be using everything learnt to give my photos new life
and make them even better.
Thanks very happy!

14 January 2014 09:08:54 AM

I Enjoyed being able to do the course 24/7

19 December 2013 10:07:29 AM

Great course,videos were very clear.

18 December 2013 04:50:31 PM


Phillip Oliver

Phillip Oliver has been working as a graphic designer and photographer for 30 years and has been teaching these disciplines for the past 10 years. He will take you through the tools and processes to enable you to use Photoshop CS6 as a professional photographer. If you do not have CS6 yet, don't worry, CS5 or even CS4 will still do the same things, a few buttons and appearances will just look at bit different. Just persist and you will not have any trouble.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 001PCS6
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited online access
Time required: 4 hours (study at your own pace)
Qualification: Courses For Success Certificate