remove a light stand photoshop

Learn how to remove light stands and other photography equipment from any photo in Photoshop! Put tools like the Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, and Clone Stamp Tool to the test to remove pesky distractions.

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Aaron sits down with wilderness landscape photographer Josh Cripps as he shares 10 tips to help us improve our landscape photos!

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food photography styling and retouching

From websites, to Grubhub, to Instagram, food photography is everywhere. Learn how to work with a client, how to photograph food using lighting and styling techniques, and how to bring it all together with retouching in Photoshop.

Photoshop  |  Photography  |  Medium  |  4.75 hours  |  28 videos

45 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action

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free stock images photoshop photography

Having trouble finding stock images? Look no further! Here are Aaron’s top 5 favorite free stock image websites.

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aaron nace photoshop photography mom interview

Aaron sits down with his mom to talk a little bit about life, Photoshop, and Photography!

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Go behind the scenes of a product photoshoot and also see part of the post-production process as Aaron demonstrates how to retouch and extend a background in Photoshop.

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Join Ross Floyd and Aaron Nace as they walk you through 10 product photo edits from start to finish. Learn to cut out objects, remove blemishes, reshape products, and master advanced techniques like frequency separation and dodging & burning.

Photoshop  |  Retouching  |  Medium  |  13.25 hours  |  49 videos

31 Sample Images  |  2 Photoshop Actions

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Join guest instructor Ross Floyd as he breaks down the theory and fundamentals of lighting objects, how to accurately represent products in an image, and the business side of building and maintaining strong client relationships.

Photography  |  Medium  |  3 hours  |  23 videos

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shutter speed explained

Learn the fundamentals of shutter speed to freeze time or capture dynamic motion! Be sure to check out our other videos in this series covering aperture and ISO.

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ISO Explained Ultimate Guide Lego Star Wars Before After

Anyone can learn the fundamentals of how a camera works. As you do, you will become more well-equipped to discover your creativity through photography. Master ISO with the PHLEARN team and Star Wars LEGO!

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Anyone can learn the fundamentals of how a camera works. As you do, you will become more well-equipped to discover your creativity through photography. Master aperture with the PHLEARN team and Star Wars LEGO!

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fujifilm x100f photography

If you’re looking for a camera that will inspire you to go out and take photos every day, look no further than the Fujifilm X100F. Join us as we share what we love about this small and powerful camera!

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Creating a great black and white image involves more than just dropping the saturation on a photo. We hit the streets of Chicago to focus on five photography fundamentals that are crucial for creating beautiful images in monochrome.

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Black & white photography is an art form all its own. Learn a bit of history, some practical advice for shooting in monochrome, as well as all of the tips and tricks for editing stunning black and white images in Photoshop.

Photoshop  |  Coloring  |  Easy  |  3.5 hours  |  24 videos

23 Sample Images   |  1 Photoshop LUT   |  3 Custom Textures  |  1 Photoshop Preset

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Get familiar with three of the fundamental rules for creating strong composition in a photo. And while creative rules are made to be broken, we’re confident that by using these techniques you’ll see a huge improvement in your own images.

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Join us as we demonstrate how to work with clients and shoot in a professional studio environment . Afterwards, we take you through Lightroom and Photoshop where you’ll learn retouching techniques like dodging and burning and blemish removal.

Photoshop  |  Photography  |  Medium  |  7.25 hours  |  21 videos

9 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 Photoshop Brush  |  1 Photoshop Gradient

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Make sure you’re getting the images that you and your clients want while helping your photoshoots run smoother than ever. We break down how to shoot using tethered capture in Lightroom.

Lightroom  |  Photography  |  Easy  |  30 mins  |  2 videos

5 Sample Images

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Ready to master the arts of photography and photo editing! This Learning Path will teach you the basics of photography terminology and settings, cameras and gear, and post-production workflow. Pick up your camera and jump in!

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To show the versatility of reflectors, we created six different lighting setups using a combination of reflectors and v-flats. A v-flat is a large reflector made from two 4’x8′ sheets of poster board taped together.


Watch a high-end studio photoshoot featuring full wardrobe, makeup, and pro lighting. Then see the images come together in Lightroom and Photoshop as we prepare the photos for client delivery. Special thanks to NVRLND, Shea Coulee, and Naomi Smalls.

Photoshop, Lightroom  |  Compositing  |  Advanced  |  14 hours  |  31 videos

39 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 Photoshop Brush

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What makes a great photo? In this comprehensive series, we take you from beginner to post-processing professional. Learn to make quick, subtle, and basic edits then level-up to making an all-out fully retouched composite.

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Medium  |  20.75 hours  |  62 videos

139 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 Photoshop Brush

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A masterclass in high-end photo editing. See how the pros remove blemishes, clean up wardrobe and environments, dodge and burn, and then combine it all while completing a detailed composite image.

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Advanced  |  7.5 hours  |  15 videos

23 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Action  |  1 Photoshop Brush

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If you’re familiar with the fundamentals of photo editing but want to brush up on skills or step up your game, this tutorial is for you! Learn how to color correct and color grade, change composition, dodge and burn, subtle compositing, and see the photography process unfold!

Photoshop  |  Photo Editing  |  Medium  |  9.75 hours  |  23 videos

46 Sample Images

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The most in-depth introductory photography course out there! Learn all about lenses and the fundamentals of exposure. See over 20 locations and photoshoots where we fuse techincal theory and practice.

Photography  |  Easy  |  14.75 hours  |  76 videos

50+ Sample Images

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Follow along as we demonstrate how to pull off a levitation effect in stunning fashion. Learn pre-production best practices, compositing, environmental retouching, adding atmosphere, and amazing effects with light.

Photoshop  |  Visual Effects  |  Easy  |  5.5 hours  |  11 videos

13 Sample Images  |  3 Photoshop Brushes

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This tutorial takes you step-by-step through the high-fashion retouch editing. Each look uses different lighting and calls for a different approach. We guide you through everything from object removal, to skin smoothing, to color and lighting.

Photoshop  |  Retouching  |  Medium  |  3.75 hours  |  3 videos

3 Sample Images  |  1 Photoshop Brush  |  1 Lighting Breakdown Video

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Compositing in Photoshop allows you to create impossible scenes. In this tutorial, we blend reality with fantasy as we teach you how to combine multiple exposures, composite a background, create light sources, and focus your viewer’s attention.

Photoshop  |  Compositing  |  Advanced  |  3 hours  |  2 videos

9 Sample Images  |  3 Photoshop Brushes  |  1 Photoshop Action

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Studio compositing is a balance between lighting, camera angles, and Photoshop. This tutorial teaches all three, explaining and simplifying the entire process, end to end.

Photoshop  |  Compositing  |  Medium  |  4.25 hours  |  10 videos

7 Sample Images

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In today’s episode, learn how to Light an Amazing Portrait with a low cost DIY Lighting Kit. Our kit is under $50!


Plan on Tackling Panoramic Photos? Check out this gear first!