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Professional retouching is a valuable skill and a great way to improve any photo. Learn how to remove skin blemishes, smooth skin tones, clean up flyway hairs, fix exposure, and make subtle adjustments for an all-natural look.

Easy   |   8.75 Hours   |   21 Sample Images

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Learn how to edit photos non-destructively using Adjustment Layers, how to use use Layer Masks to hide and show parts of a layer, and learn the importance of saving your work as both a .PSD and a .JPG.

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export sharpen web
 

We break down the best workflow for saving images for display on the web and social media. Learn proper workflow for resizing, sharpening, and preserving accurate color information.

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Not to be underestimated, gradients are powerful tools that can be used to color tone, add lighting effects, and transform your photos.

Medium   |   3 Hours   |   35 Custom Gradients Included

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enhance subject photoshop
 

Learn how to help a subject stand out in any photo! Enhance colors, adjust exposure, and add sharpening to help guide the eyes of the viewer.

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custom brush photoshop
 

Learn how to create a custom brush out of any shape in Photoshop! Aaron breaks down how to make a brush from scratch and how to use the Brush Settings Panel to add natural variation for realistic effects.

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natalia seth paint splatter compositing
 

Natalia Seth shows us how she created the paint splash effect in one of her most popular conceptual portraits. Learn how to make accurate selections, adjust color, and match lighting for composites.

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Surreal Portrait Compositing with Natalia Seth
 

Natalia Seth is a creative force of nature. Follow along as she guides through creating four extraordinary self-portraits, teaching compositing, retouching, and stylistic coloring.

Medium   |   4.25 Hours   |   22 Video Tutorials

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curves in photoshop
 

Learn all about Curves, a precision tool that can help fix exposure, brighten up a subject, and even add and change colors in any photo.

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skin retouching photoshop
 

Learn the fundamentals of skin retouching! Aaron demonstrates how to remove small and large blemishes, recover skin texture, and even out skin tones in Photoshop.

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Get complete control over the highlights and shadows of any photo for perfect color toning, lighting effects, exposure adjustments, and seamless composites. Luminosity Blending is the best way to edit photos in Photoshop!

Advanced   |   3.5 Hours   |   8 Video Tutorials

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spot healing photoshop
 

Every photo has them; small distractions that take away focus from the subject and scene. Learn how to remove unwanted elements from any photo using the Spot Healing Brush Tool.

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enhance eyes curves photoshop
 

Learn to help eyes look their best by enhancing highlights with Curves, enhancing and adding color with Solid Color Fill, and by applying professional level sharpening with Unsharp Mask.

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black and white photoshop
 

Learn the best method for converting your images to black and white in Photoshop using Black & White Adjustment Layers and Levels.

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Learn how to create rain, snow, and atmosphere from scratch and how paint in photo-realistic hair for perfect cutouts. Watch 15 in-depth examples of how to use some of the 37 custom Photoshop brushes included with this tutorial!

Medium   |   6.25 Hours   |   16 Video Tutorials

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dodge burn curves photoshop
 

Learn how to use Curves Adjustment Layer to quickly and easily dodge and burn any photo. Add more dimension and draw more attention to your subjects!

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color tone photoshop square
 

Learn how to add style and color to any image using Levels in Photoshop. Save time and get professional coloring in only a few minutes!

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Create smooth, vibrant skin tones with natural texture and details with Frequency Separation in Photoshop. Learn how to separate frequencies, edit the details and color independently of one another, and use our Photoshop action to work faster.

Medium   |   6.75 Hours   |   25 Video Tutorials   |   Frequency Separation Action Included

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color space photoshop srgb
 

In this tutorial, we break down the differences between LAB, ProPhoto RGB, sRGB and more, while offering general tips on how to choose what color space to work in and to use when exporting your photos.

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adobe camera raw
 

Learn how to open RAW photos in Photoshop through Adobe Camera RAW, load them as Smart Objects, and and setup your project to work with all of the benefits of a 16-bit image.

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Dodging and burning is a staple technique for professional photographers and retouchers. Learn how to sculpt highlights and shadows to add dimension, remove blemishes, and guide the eyes of the viewer to the most important parts of a photo.

Medium   |   5 Hours   |   14 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Brush Included

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The Frame Tool allows you to turn any shape or text layer into a container which can hold any image. In this episode, Aaron demonstrates how the Frame Tool works and then compares it to its more powerful cousin, Clipping Masks.

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We take a look at some of the improvements to the Content-Aware Fill Tool in Adobe Photoshop CC 2019.

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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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Learn how to color correct skin using Selective Color Adjustment Layers to isolate and adjust individual color channels to dial in the perfect look for your portraits.

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