In today’s time of images, Photoshop is the main tool in the hands of the creative professional for photo editing and improvement. In this workshop we are going to focus on retouching, going deeper than just the basic tools and we are going to learn techniques and tricks for achieving the most efficient result. We will use photos of people and products so that the participants can get a holistic view and a deeper knowledge of what is needed. This workshop is for people that have a working knowledge of Photoshop. The use of a personal laptop is necessary in order to enable participants to apply in practice their gained knowledge.
Nikos Gazetas is a graphic designer and DTP instructor. For a decade he has been training professionals and amateurs on Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Lightroom. He has been collaborating with AKTO college of art and design since 2005 and he has been an associate of “Anodos S.A.” authorized retailer of Adobe Systems in Greece. The main part of his teaching is InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. He is an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor for InDesign and Photoshop. He has trained hundreds of people, including members of companies such as OPAP, Plaisio Computers, EKO, ERT just to name a few. He has also started collaborating with the Hellenic American Educational Institution training teenagers to be the next generation of Adobe professionals. As a graphic designer he works in branding, publishing (including digital) and photo manipulation. In the past he has worked in the designing departments for large companies and print shops. Some of the companies and people he has worked with the last few years are the creative agency “Some Think Creative Group”, the offset print shop “Lyhnia S.A.”, the well known fashion photographer Alida Mavroyeni and many others. Since spring 2015 he ia working as a freelancer offering services to the National Technical University of Greece about subjects concerning ePub books.