Free Tutorials – Photoshop & Lightroom

phlearn select subject 2020
 

More updates to Photoshop 2020 are here and we’re putting the new and improved Select Subject Tool to the test! How does it hold up? Watch to find out.

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phlearn animated gradients in photoshop
 

In part two of our Animating Gradients series, we show you how to create a simple and colorful animation in Adobe After Effects.

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Join us for a two-part series where we create animated text and gradients using Photoshop in After Effects! In this first episode, learn how to cut out text from a background, create custom gradients, and export assets with transparency to use in After Effects.

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sharpen in photoshop and lightroom
 

Learn how to sharpen in both Lightroom and Photoshop! And best of all, we reveal our favorite sharpening method that provides the most flexibility, control, and a professional result.

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place anything into perspective in photoshop
 

Learn how to place any object into a new environment in perfect perspective! Create seamless, realistic composites with the Vanishing Point Filter in Photoshop.

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5 effects gradients photoshop
 

Add gradients to your photo editing toolbox! Learn how to create light rays, brighten a subject, create interesting backgrounds, create epic sunset effects, and more!

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Use Blurs in Photoshop
 

Learn how to add soft sunset coloring to a portrait, how to add realistic motion blur to an action shot, how to create realistic depth of field in a portrait, and more!

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creative coloring gradient maps
 

Add beautiful coloring to your photos with Gradient Maps in Photoshop! Learn how to use a Gradient Map to apply different colors to the highlights, midtones, and shadows of an image, and then use Blend If to protect skin tones and dial-in the perfect look.

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Try our PHLEARN Lightroom Presets Sample 10-Pack! Add beautiful color, contrast, and details to your images in just a few clicks!

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

portait editing photoshop before and after
 

Learn how to edit a portrait, removing common distractions like people in the background, harsh light and glare, and even a tattoo! We also show you a quick and effective technique to add beautiful color toning to your photos.

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fantasy composite photoshop light coloring
 

In Part 3 of our Fantasy Composite Series, we show you how to remove objects and distractions, add realistic lighting and fog effects, and apply dramatic color toning to a fantasy scene!

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fantasy composite photoshop adding bakster
 

In Part 2 of our Fantasy Composite Series, we show you how to make an advanced cutout of hair and fur, recreate new fur with a custom Brush, match light and color, and create realistic shadows!

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photoshop fantasy composite bakster
 

Learn how to build an advanced fantasy composite image from scratch. In this first episode we’ll build the background, blending multiple images together, matching light and color, removing distractions, and turning day into night.

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lightroom classic export photos
 

In the final episode of our Intro to Lightroom Classic series, we show you how to export your photos so you can share them with the world! Learn how to use the Export Dialog in Lightroom to name your files, resize images, and even create export presets!

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intro to lightroom classic presets
 

When you’re looking for the perfect preset but can’t seem to find it, try making your own! Follow along as we create a vintage film look and then turn it into a brand new Lightroom Preset.

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lightroom classic batch editing
 

Learn how to fix common issues across a series of images, prepare a large collection of work for a client, and quickly create multiple versions of a photo–all with batch editing in Lightroom!

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intro to lightroom classic advanced editing
 

Let’s explore some of the more powerful and precise editing tools that Lightroom has to offer! Learn how to apply adjustments to specific parts of a photo using the Graduated and Radial Filters, the Adjustment Brush, Range Masking, and more.

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how to edit photos in lightroom classic
 

Learn all of the photo editing tools Lightroom Classic offers to help you fix exposure, recover detail, correct colors, color tone, and much more!

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lightroom classic filter and favorite
 

Thousands of photos to go through after a photoshoot? No problem! Learn how to use Lightroom Classic to quickly sort, filter, and choose your favorite images.

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lightroom classic import and organize
 

Lighroom Classic is a powerful tool for photographers and image makers. Start learning the basics as we show you how to import and organize your photos within Lightroom and on your computer!

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reference-edit-match-color
 

Learn how to recreate coloring from one image to another in Photoshop! Analyze color, highlights, and shadows, and then match the look using Levels Adjustment Layers.

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create from image photoshop
 

Create from Image is a powerful tool for designers and creators. Learn how to make custom patterns, vectors, and color themes from any image in Photoshop!

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30 days of photoshop how to swap a sky thumbnail
 

Day 30 of 30 Days of Photoshop! When it comes to landscapes, the weather doesn’t always cooperate. Learn how to add more interest to a photo by swapping out the sky for one with more color and detail.

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30 days of photoshop how to edit raw landscape images
 

Day 29 of 30 Days of Photoshop! Recover beautiful details in clouds and trees as we edit a landscape image with Adobe Camera RAW and Photoshop.

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30 days of photoshop match light and color
 

In Day 28 of 30 Days of Photoshop, learn how to perfectly match light, color, and contrast for a seamless composite photograph.

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30 days of photoshop how to cut out hair with channels
 

Day 27 of 30 Days of Photoshop! Cutting hair out from a background can be a major challenge. Use Select Subject and Select and Mask to make it easier than ever!

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30 days of photoshop how to cut out anything pen tool
 

Day 26 of 30 Days of Photoshop! If you need a selection with clean lines, smooth curves, and unmatched accuracy, look no further than the Pen Tool; the best tool for cutting out objects from their background in Photoshop.

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30 days of photoshop sharpening
 

In Day 25 of 30 Days of Photoshop, learn how to add professional sharpening to any image, drawing more attention to the details that matter most.

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30 days of photoshop frequency separation
 

Day 24 of 30 Days of Photoshop! Learn how to use Frequency Separation to remove blemishes and smooth out skin tones, creating a cleaner image while preserving all the beautiful, natural details.

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30 days of photoshop how to remove blemishes
 

Day 23 of 30 Days of Photoshop! We all get them; small pimples and blemishes that are here today and gone tomorrow. Learn how to quickly remove them in Photoshop so that your subjects can look their best!

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how to correct exposure 30 days of photoshop
 

In Day 22 of 30 Days of Photoshop, we show you how to fix the exposure of any photo, recovering the details in dark shadows or blown-out highlights.

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