Adobe - Photoshop Elements

Understand how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements in this course. Learn how to edit images, to create photomontages and to manage layers.
Private session

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  • Duration: 2 days
  • Regular price: On request

Course outline

Duration : 2 days

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Good knowledge of a software package from the office suite or equivalent for word processing, page layout, drawing or photo retouching.


Learn how to effectively use the tools needed to enhance and retouch images, manage layers, use drawing and text insertion tools, exploit filters and more.

Finally, create photomontages and album or poster layouts with stunning results.

The final objective is to acquire a professional working method that will enable you to create communication documents methodically, simply and quickly.

Teaching method

Lectures - Demonstrations - Guided exercises.


Discover the workspace
  • What is a digital image?
  • Welcome screen
  • The toolbox, palettes and menus
  • Options bar and taskbar
  • The photo recycle garbage can
  • Explore working modes: Quick, Guided and Expert
  • Customize workspace
  • Open media file, open a recently modified file
  • Closing a file and quitting the application
Quick start with Photoshop Elements
  • Quick and easy image retouching (Quick Mode)
  • Apply adjustments and effects to an image (Guided Mode)
  • Crop and straighten the horizon (Expert Mode)
Retouching images

Preserve image quality

  • Correct brightness and contrast
  • Reduce backlighting
  • Color correction
  • Change object color
  • Convert an image to black and white
  • Remove objects, scratches, etc.
  • Move an element
  • Recompose an image
  • Pan an image
  • Sharpen
  • Guided modifications: replace background, insert effects, create watercolors, create double exposures
  • Intelligent retouching: Reopen closed eyes, automatic selections, sharpening
  • Batch photo color correction
  • Understanding layers
  • Mastering selection tools
  • Distorting an object
  • Creating shadows
  • Applying texture
  • Make-up a portrait
Image layout
  • Create an album in a few clicks
  • Modify text appearance
  • Create an image background at the right size
  • Paint and vary colors
  • Add text
  • Harmonize colors
  • Apply special effects
  • Use shape layers
  • Using the filter gallery
  • Align elements
  • Using adjustment sliders
  • Understanding and working with merge masks
  • Automatic image classification using artificial intelligence
Save, share and print a photomontage
  • Setting up Adobe Photoshop Elements
  • Save and print
  • Webcasting

Surround yourself with the best

Frédéric Paradis
Frédéric Paradis
Certified Trainer and Cloud Architect
As a certified Microsoft trainer, Frédéric describes himself as a Cloud magician who easily navigates the mythical space between technology and reality.
Marc Maisonneuve
Marc Maisonneuve
Training program director
Marc Maisonneuve has acted as a Training Program Director, professional effectiveness trainer and user tools practice leader at AFI for several years. Mr. Maisonneuve is known for his analytical skills, his legendary calm and his undeniable desire to encourage people to develop their skills. He has the ability to present technological solutions in a natural way and to adapt them to the concrete needs of the workplace.
Vicky Moreau
Vicky Moreau
Vicky Moreau is a passionate freelancer and professional in the area of office automation. She holds a college diploma in office automation, most of her solid experience with the Office Suite was acquired while being an autodidact. In fact, she has successfully completed an MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) Excel certification.
Francis Ferland-Stevenson
Francis Ferland-Stevenson
Francis began as a trainer more than 5 years ago by testing office automation tools designed specifically to met the needs of his colleagues. His calm and his empathy makes him able to adapt his language according to the level of experience of the group. This makes his learnings clear and accessible to anyone. As a trainer, he is therefore attentive to the needs of his students to make sure they meet their objectives and face the challenges.