Certificate in Digital Photography & Retouching

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Studio Photography, Photo Editing and Retouching Classes in NYC

Learn to use the camera in manual mode, how to use studio lights and the whole process in Lightroom and Photoshop

The Certificate in Digital Photography & Retouching is the only course that combines studio learning as well as post-production and photo manipulation techniques using Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. classes with professional studio light equipment and many hours in our state of the art Mac computer lab where students will learn advanced techniques in Photoshop and Lightroom.

Required Equipment

  • DSLR or mirrorless camera that has the ability to change lenses and a hot shoe adapter to hold a flash.
  • Recommended lenses: Any prime or zoom lens from 35mm up to 200m
  • Speedlite Manual or TTL

Students will take their skills to a whole new level in this program. Continuing to build on advanced skills and workflows in Digital Photography, Studio Lightning, Photoshop, Photoshop Lightroom, 3D Integration.

At the end of the certificate program, students will master techniques in studio lightning, photo improvement and enhancement , cropping, retouching, photomontage 3D and special effects.

Program Topics

  • Digital Photography: Learn to us de Camera in manual mode, DSLR versus Mirrorless, Sensors, Exposure, Aperture, Speed, Depth of Field, Metering, ISO, White balance.
  • Studio Lightning: Speedlight, Strobes, Modifiers, Studio setup, Portrait Light, Headshot, Fashion, Sport, Products and more
  • Photo editing in Photoshop Lightroom: Tethering, Import images, Editing, Metadata, Develop images, Adjustments, Color Correction
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere
  • Color Management, Color Correction, Retouching, Photomontages, Special Effects and 3D integration
  • End - to - end process of shooting, editing, organizing, processing, and developing photos

Course Benefits

If you want to know more about the program Click Here  to set up a meeting with the instructor Eugenio. You will receive a meeting confirmation after signing up. also you can contact Eugenio by email at esolisdeovando@pace.edu.

Sample of images and projects in classes

Sample of images and retouching projects from classes
Sample of images and digital photography projects from classes


  • Basic knowledge in Photoshop
  • DSLR or mirrorless camera

Who Should Enroll

  • Graphic Designers
  • Photographers
  • Print specialists
  • Professional publishers
  • Visual artists
  • Anyone with basic or intermediate knowledge of Photoshop
  • Photography lovers

Meet the instructor

Eugenio Solis de Ovando

Eugenio Solis de Ovando is a Graphic Consultant with more than 20 years of experience in Digital Graphics. He provides services to advertisement agencies, newspapers, magazines, graphic design agencies, photography studios, universities, editorials, printers and others. Eugenio has advanced skills in Digital Retouching, 2D and 3D Infographics, Editorial Workflow, Digital Color Management, Digital Photography Workflow, Prepress, Web Design and Digital Publishing. Eugenio is a Trainer in Adobe Software.