Photoshop Retouching

1 Day - Tempe, AZ
March 25, 2023
Activity Level
Skill Level


Registration deadline: March 17, 2023

Join Photoshop expert Tom Klare for this introductory hands-on workshop to learn the basics of photographic retouching using Adobe Photoshop.  During the first half of the workshop, you will learn how to retouch common issues in landscape photos such as spots caused by dirt on the image sensor as well as other unwanted elements including jet trails, airplane streaks in star photography, trash, and other unwanted objects.  During the second half of the workshop, we will work on techniques for retouching images with people.  We will go over color correction, skin retouching, removing red-eye, glare, and more.


Participants will use their own laptops with the Adobe Photoshop* downloaded.  Tom will give lessons using both sample images as well as have you work on some of your own images.


Master these simple techniques that will enhance your images with non-destructive editing.

Workshop includes:

  • Photoshop instruction
  • Boxed lunch

* Please have a recent version of Adobe Photoshop within the last 3 years.

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Our morning session will begin at 9:00 am and be focused on retouching landscape scenes.

  • Dirt on Sensor
  • Digital Noise
  • Wires
  • Jet Trails
  • Trash
  • Edges of objects such as roads, trees, buildings
  • Airplanes from sky
  • Airplane lights in star photos
  • Hot Pixels from star photos
  • Sharpening

Break for lunch at noon

Our afternoon session will reconvene at 1:00 pm and focus on learning best practices for retouching people

  • Color correction
  • Removing Red Eye
  • Skin Retouch
  • Line retouch
  • Selective Softening
  • Reducing/removing Glare

The workshop concludes at 4:00 pm

The workshop will be held:

Escalante Community Center
2150 E Orange St.
Tempe, AZ

The workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m in the Brio/Bravo rooms. Please arrive a few minutes early to locate the classroom and find a seat.


Tom Klare
Rick Sprain
Photo Guide
CANCELLATION POLICY: Please pay careful attention to our cancellation policy.  We are unable to make exceptions for any reason, including family and medical emergencies.  No refunds will be issued within 2 weeks of this workshop. A 10% administrative fee will apply to other cancellations.

Arizona Highways PhotoScapes reserves the right to cancel any workshop if our minimum student enrollment is not met. In the event AHPS cancels a workshop, participants will be given the option to reschedule to a later date or receive a full refund for the workshop components booked directly with AHPS.  Please Note: we are not liable for the additional expenses incurred such as airfare, hotel accommodations or any other components booked outside of the workshop.

PAYMENT TERMS:  Payment in full is due at registration unless otherwise indicated.