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How many photos do you need to create the perfect HDR? Find out as we create three HDR images using one, three, and nine exposures in Lightroom Classic.

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Join Aaron as he learns the art of mobile compositing from photographer and mobile editor, Elise Swopes!

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Grant Legan is a Chicago based photographer who works very closely with modeling agencies, testing new models and filling out their portfolio’s with a variety of looks.

 

See all the post processing techniques used in the Phlearn Pro Tutorial: Fashion Trip

 

After our interview in Part 1, we go behind the scenes with Grant Legan during a photoshoot.

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PHLEARN sits down with fine art and fashion photographer Rob Woodcox to discuss his work, his inspirations, and how he turned his passions into a creative business.

 

Find out what it took to achieve our Dark and Dramatic image in this behind the scenes episode.

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Learn how to remove logos and branding from any image in Photoshop with the Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, Clone Stamp Tool, and more!

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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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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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You are often capturing more information in a photo than you realize; the trick is learning how to find that detail. In this tutorial we go over a very simple solution to bring out detail in the Shadows as well as the Highlights.

 

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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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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We have delivered the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow retouching tutorial ever published. Master blemish removal, dodging and burning, and frequency separation. We’ll also cover how to retouch specific areas like eyes, hair, lips, and mouths.

Medium   |   30.5 Hours   |   30 Video Tutorials

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A professional photographer needs a professional workflow to organize and maintain their photo catalog. In this tutorial, we’ll teach you the foundations for developing a clear and efficient post-production process.

Easy   |   8 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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Today we take you through the build out and photoshoot from our Island of Morel shoot.

 

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.

Medium   |   6.25 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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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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In this tutorial, we walk you through how to manually blend exposures using the power and flexibility of Luminosity Masks. You will learn to create selections based on light levels and then use those selections to paint detail back into your photos.

Advanced   |   3.5 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials   |   Photoshop Actions Included

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We noticed that this image by phamily member Quintino has a cool Light trail that resembles a heart monitor’s pulse. It made us think, how could we add more of these to the image?

 

In Part 3, we tag along Chicago Photographer Grant Legan as he takes some awesome portraits.

 

The most in-depth introductory photography course out there! Learn all about lenses and the fundamentals of exposure. See over 20 locations and photoshoots where we fuse techincal theory and practice.

Easy   |   14.75 Hours   |   75 Video Tutorials

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Learn to realistically cut out and paint hair in Photoshop. Make quick selections using Select Color Range, make advanced selections with Channels, and paint in new, ultra-realistic hair with the Brush Tool.

Medium   |   4.75 Hours   |   18 Video Tutorials   |   10 Photoshop Brushes

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In this behind the scenes video you will learn how to set up lighting for a full length portrait as well as a headshot.

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Learn how to create simple and charming title animations in Photoshop using just letters and icons!

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This shoot was inspired by Rankin’s amazing series of lips holding things like flowers. I have always thought scarab beetles were beautiful and this was the perfect opportunity to feature them in a photo.

 

After Kat is cut out from her Background we then extract her Shadow to make it slightly visible under her. From here you are ready to place your subject on any Background you desire, whether it be a solid Color, another image, or a playing Card.

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Aaron sits down with his mom to talk a little bit about life, Photoshop, and Photography!

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Jump into the world of photo editing! Learn professional workflow and best-practices for editing within Lightroom and Photoshop.

Easy   |   4 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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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.

Medium   |   20.75 Hours   |   62 Video Tutorials

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The key for this photoshoot was to match two different Lights consisting of our strobe matching to the light already underneath the bridge.