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.
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.
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.
Professional coloring can transform a good image into an unforgettable one. Learn to color correct, color grade, and add your own unique style. Help skin tones look more natural, enhance the colors in a sky, or create a classic vintage look.
Batch resizing is ideal for when you need to send a client several images for review but full-size files aren’t necessary. Learn to create an action that will resize an image to a specific length and apply it to all your images.
Learn to change the color of eyes, a piece of wardrobe, a product, or a background. One of the most useful and versatile skills to have in Photoshop is being able to change and manipulate color quickly and accurately.
From people and cars to buildings and reflections, if there’s a distraction in an image, we have a method to seamlessly remove it. Follow along was we show you how to create accurate selections, retouch environments, and simplify images.
Lightroom is a working photographer’s best friend, providing an end-to-end solution for cataloging, editing, and exporting photos. In this tutorial, we break down our post-production workflow, helping you create great images faster than ever.
Hair will always be one the most challenging areas to retouch and enhance. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to increase the volume of hair using the Liquify Tool and color it with one of Aaron’s favorite methods, a Gradient Map.
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.
Being able to cut out a person or product and place them on a plain colored background is an essential skill to have. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of cutting out a subject and placing them a on a pure white background.
Sometimes a bit of color is all a picture needs to help capture the mood and the moment. In this tutorial, we’ll show you a quick and effective method to add a warm glow that can help bring a picture to life with the tones of summer or autumn.
One of the keys to great compositing is making clean, accurate selections and masks. Learn to cut out a variety of objects, from people and pets to products and logos. Master the Pen Tool, Lasso Tool, Channels, and more.
A portrait doesn’t need to be all clear skin and perfect hair. But whether you want to remove distractions from an everyday photo, or smooth skin until it’s flawless for a studio portrait, these 5 tools will make your life easier.
Learn our professional workflow as we take you through Lightroom to export and deliver images quickly and hassle free. Learn how to organize your images and folders, save time with presets, and protect your work with watermarks and metadata.