There is a time and a place for photoshop.
Just bear in mind, my background in photojournalism allowed very little use of Photoshop except for cloning out dust spots, dodging and burning.
My use of Photoshop was limited to what we used to do when we were making BW prints in the darkroom.
That said, there are times when photoshop can actually give me a better way to make a good picture.
The one that comes to mind most is Photoshop’s Photomerge feature.
As a finale for my class, I taught my students how a little thinking out of the box can give you a better quality image.
Rather than using a wide angle to include everyone but at a price of throwing away pixels, I showed them, in my mind, a better approach.