Founder of PHLEARN
Aaron Nace

Aaron Nace is the #1 Photoshop instructor in the world reaching millions of students in 146 countries. Known for his unique vision and conceptual style, he prides himself most on making creative education affordable and accessible for anyone that wants to learn.

Tutorials by Aaron Nace

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PHLEARN’s California Vibes Lightroom presets will give you beautiful pink and orange undertones and emphasize the warm and rich colors in your photos.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

animate a composite image in after effects

Take the jump from Photoshop into After Effects! Learn how to export out Layers from a Photoshop composite, import them into After Effects, and create a smooth, dynamic animation. Never used After Effects before? No problem.

Intermediate   |   3 Hours   |   40 Sample Images

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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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lightroom presets peachy tones

Make your photos drip with sweet summer citrus with our PHLEARN Peachy Tones Lightroom Presets! Add soft orange and creamy pink color toning to your images, perfect for when you want a look that has bright, yet subtle, energy.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

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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travel lightroom presets

Our Travel Lightroom Presets will brighten your photos while enhancing crisp blue skies, shimmering coral seas, and rich golden landscapes.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides


Learn advanced compositing techniques as Photoshop as we show you to transform free stock photos into an epic fantasy landscape!

Advanced   |   5 Hours   |   19 Sample Images

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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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pet photos lightroom presets

No matter if you’re a cat person or a dog person, we’ve got Lightroom Presets that will help your furry friends look their best in any photo! Instantly brighten up dark images, add warm color tones, and reduce contrast to give fur a clean and soft look.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

tropical lightroom presets classic mobile

Perfect for travel and vacation photos, our Tropical Lightroom Presets with lift shadows, and bring out the warmth in sand and skin.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

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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phlearn vibrant colors lightroom presets

Help colors pop in any photo with our Vibrant Color Lightroom Presets! Brighten up your images, increase vibrance, and protect skin tones.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

watercolor effect in photoshop

Turn any photo into a realistic watercolor painting in Photoshop. Hand-paint in color and detail using the included custom Photoshop Brushes and then apply realistic paper textures made from scratch.

Advanced   |   5 Hours   |   5 Sample Images

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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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real estate lightroom presets classic and mobile

Instantly improve any indoor photo with our PHLEARN Real Estate Lightroom Presets! Designed to lift shadows and add subtle coloring, these custom looks can help any space look cozy, clean, and bright.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

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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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Our Honey Lightroom Presets are designed to give you beautiful warm colors, add brightness to the image, and add vibrancy to skin tones–all in just a few clicks!

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

film and vintage coloring in photoshop

Give your photos a worn and faded film look in Photoshop! Learn how to apply creamy sepia tone coloring, realistic noise and grain, and subtle light and blur effects to recreate that classic 35mm look.

Easy   |   2 Hours   |   9 Sample Images

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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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A picture tells a story, why not make it interesting? From sunny forest portraits to bright and open landscapes, give any image that brooding and dramatic look in a single click.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

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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indoor lightroom presets

Taking photos inside is tough. Help any space feel bright, open, and inviting with our Indoor Lightroom Preset Pack!

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

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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male blogger lightroom presets

Cool colors. Steely tones. Give your images a rich and dramatic feel with our collection of Male Blogger Lightroom Presets.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

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Tap into your inner Warhol by creating pop art in Photoshop! Learn how to transform any photo with bright and vibrant colors and comic book halftone effects to create your own stunning works of art.

Easy   |   4 Hours   |   6 Sample Images

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airy wedding lightroom presets

Special looks for a special day. Our Airy Wedding Lightoom Presets will give your images a bright and soft feel with tones pink, rose, and lavender.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

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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nature lightroom presets

Designed to enhance the blues, greens, and browns of nature, this Lightroom Preset Pack is perfect for photographers that love the great outdoors.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides

bright and airy coloring in photoshop

Create bright and clean coloring in Photoshop! Learn how to brighten photos without losing contrast, add soft lighting effects, and put more focus on the things that matter most.

Easy   |   2 Hours   |   8 Sample Images

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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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free float lightroom presets

Fill your images full of energy with our bright and creamy Free Float Lightroom Preset Pack! Perfect looks for all of life’s adventures.

10 Lightroom Presets   |  Quick Install Guides