Photoshop Basics for Photographers

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In less than 7 hours I will teach you the 20% of Photoshop that you will use for 90% your projects.

Are you a photographer who wants to learn Photoshop? Do you want to unchain your creative mind? Take the imagination genie out of the bottle?

From landscapes to portraits, product photographs to fantasy composites, this is jam-packed training from start to finish.

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What's Included?

Create a stunning body of work without the headache of endless trial and error.

 
You'll Want To See This!

From Idea to Execution

This course is for you if…

You have spent a lot of time trying to understand Photoshop basics and don’t get consistent results.

You’ve struggled getting good results in Photoshop.

You spend time doing a lot of trial and error and want to create amazing art with little effort.

"I've been using Photoshop since the mid-90s (version 3 - 7), but have learned more from your instructional videos in the past two months than I had learned using Photoshop the past 20 years! It's a whole new ball game."

Les B.
Photographer

Length

6h 55m

Level

Beginner / Intermediate

Introduction to Photoshop

 

The Photoshop Workspace

This is your basic orientation to the Photoshop interface.

 

The Layer Stack

What gives Photoshop it's power? What allows you to composite multiple images, add effects and filters to parts of your image and so much more? It's the one palette in Photoshop that you'll use for...

 

Tools - Move, Rotate and Scale

You've just opened Photoshop and want to rotate and scale... but there are no tools for rotating. And there's no scale tool! Don't worry. This tutorial has you covered. 

 

Selection Tools

In photoshop, you don't work on a document. In 90% of cases, you also don't work on a layer. What you actually work on is a selection. When you haven't made a selection, Photoshop treats that like ...

 

Photoshop Tools

Here we cover the remaining tools that you will be using in Photoshop as a photographer. There may be close to 70 tools in Photoshop, but like most things, you'll use only 10% of them 90% of the ti...

 

Your First Composite

By now you're probably itching to actually CREATE something in Photoshop. Let's scratch that itch! In this lesson you will create your first composite by blending two layers together. 

Camera Raw Basics

 

Camera Raw Overview

If Photoshop is your creative workshop (filled with exacto-knives, paint brushes and rubylith masking sheets), then Camera Raw is your darkroom. It is where you to take your digital negatives ...

 

Camera Raw Basic Panel

Take control of your digital photograph in the basics panel—exposure, white balance, contrast and more are all controlled here. Learn how to take your photos from "so, so" to "amazing."

 

Camera Raw Advanced

The Basics panel is called "basics" for a reason... Now let's dive into all those other tabs that give you a LOT of power in Camera Raw.

 

Camera Raw Retouching

Camera Raw is the "develop" engine of Lightroom. With it, you can do almost all of your photo retouching. While I prefer Photoshop, I'll still show you how to do it in Camera Raw. 

 

Camera Raw B&W

When you create a black and white photo in Camera Raw, a few of your settings change. Let's take a look at those and also discuss some settings to get you really nice looking black and white photos.

Projects

 

Panorama

Finally! We take an image through the Camera Raw > Photoshop pipeline! Learn to stitch together a panorama and replace a sky in Photoshop. A basic action that will make a huge difference to your...

 

Water Bottle Part 1

Let's dive into the retouching required in product photography. Get rid of spots, scratches, unwanted drips and more. Also learn how to recreate reflections and add text to a background.

 

Water Bottle Part 2

Let's dive into the retouching required in product photography. Get rid of spots, scratches, unwanted drips and more. Also learn how to recreate reflections and add text to a background.

 

Yosemite

Using a photo I took at Yosemite, we're going to learn how to add flares, vignettes and a color grade to your photos. Make sure you download the assets—you get two nice flares you can use on ...

 

San Francisco Coast

If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear some flowers in your hair! In this lesson we'll tackle a photo of the San Francisco coast—adjusting the basic settings, removing people, repl...

Portrait Retouching

 

Portrait Retouching Part 1

Now that we've covered landscape and nature photographs, let's dive into portraits. Learn how to get rid of blemishes, remove a background and the holy grail of skin retouching—frequency sepa...

 

Portrait Retouching Part 2

Now that we've covered landscape and nature photographs, let's dive into portraits. Learn how to get rid of blemishes, remove a background and the holy grail of skin retouching—frequency sepa...

 

Advanced Portrait Retouching

So... what if your model doesn't have Hollywood-maintained, toddler-like skin? Let's see some techniques you can use to fix some not-so-perfect skin. 

Final Chapter

 

Vintage Postcard

In addition to color grading, this tutorial also covers some basics of compositing and a cool trick to adjust the depth of field in your photo without the dreaded halo around your subject.

 

CMYK Conversion

Coming from a decade of experience in print production, here are the most common pitfalls when sending images to print and how you can avoid them!

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Photoshop Basics for Photographers

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