Dodging and Burning is an extremely powerful technique that can sculpt, contour, and enhance the details of your subject. Our Actions are designed to speed up workflow for retouchers of all skill levels while helping beginners understand the method.
Master our tried and tested workflow for managing and organizing images after a photoshoot. Learn how to import and cull images, apply ratings to choose selects, apply edits, and export so that you can quickly deliver to a client.
For the very beginner, we start in Lightroom as if you were using the program for the first time. We cover all of the features and functions you’ll need to get your images imported and organized fast and efficiently.
Join Aaron and the team for a photoshoot using some DIY effects anyone can do. Then we hop in Photoshop to bring all of our images together, do a bit of coloring, and finish things off with some texture.
Master the fundamentals needed to create beautiful composite images in Photoshop while we provide tips for both the photoshoot and for post-processing. Learn to match perspective, lighting, luminosity, and work with frame and element composites.
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.
Sometimes there is not enough information in the image for the Clone Stamp Tool or the Healing Brush Tool to work effectively. This is where knowing how to make the most out of the brush tool comes in handy!
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.
We all need to start somewhere. Photoshop is an immense program with a tool, tab, or technique to accomplish any creative task. We break down the fundamentals of over 60 tools from the Brush Tool, to the Pen Tool, to Channels and more!
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!