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Learn how to create your own custom keyboard shortcuts for your favorite tools in Photoshop! Customize your workflow and edit faster than ever.

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Learn to replace a sky &add color and mood to a photo.

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Today we focus on removing distractions in Photoshop that you couldn’t change when you took the picture.


The advantage to using modeling lights as opposed to strobes is that you see exactly what you are going to get, there is not guesswork.


If you love Lightroom tools, you may be surprised to learn they are available in Photoshop!

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Learn how to add a beautiful shine to skin using the Brush Tool and Blend If in Photoshop!

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Perfect results every time.

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We’ve focused on Retouching a lot here at Phlearn, taking care of zits, applying Makeup in Photoshop, you name it. But we’ve never covered taking care of larger Scale blemishes and redness, such as rosacea or in this case red powder.


By creating a New Layer and making sure Content Aware has been checked, we can use the Patch Tool to simply select and remove the horizontal power lines.

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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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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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You saw the behind the scenes of our Gap inspired fashion shoot and part 1 of the post processing. Now we put the finishing touches on the image.

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Having trouble finding stock images? Look no further! Here are Aaron’s top 5 favorite free stock image websites.

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A 5-in-1 reflector can be extremely useful when taking pictures in natural Light.

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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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Learn how to remove light stands and other photography equipment from any photo in Photoshop! Put tools like the Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, and Clone Stamp Tool to the test to remove pesky distractions.

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Make better images by editing the subject and background.

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double exposure quick tips

Learn how to combine two images for a quick and effective double exposure effect in Photoshop!

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Create and Enhance Sunset Coloring in Lightroom

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Learn how to remove tourists from your travel photos using the Clone Stamp Tool and Spot Healing Brush in Photoshop.

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Learn how to create a beautiful matte effect in Photoshop using our quick-and-easy PSD template!

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Learn how to place any image inside of text in Photoshop to create stunning effect.

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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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easy collage diptych effect photoshop

Looking for a fun and easy way to display your photos? Try this diptych-style collage! Learn how to create a collage in Photoshop in just 3 simple steps (or download the free PSD template and insert your own photos right away).

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Learn how to master Layer Masks in Photoshop with these helpful keyboard shortcuts!

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Learn how to add sun glow and sun flare effects to your photos in just a few quick steps. (And using our free Sun Glow Gradient!)

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Warning please do not try this without the proper safety measures. After Rob Woodcox broke into the Phlearn studio, he literally lit it on fire! Not only did he bring the heat, he shared some great Insights on being a conceptual surreal artist.


For the this extreme wide Angle tutorial we will discuss using an ND Filter, Lighting Diagrams that work, and provide you all with the finished image.


When shooting a Composite, it’s always important to start out with your Background. This gives you the framework of what your image will look like and how your subject will interact with their surroundings.

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Learn how to create your own cute (or spooky!) Halloween face paint effects in Photoshop! And add colorful, realistic paint to any portrait using our exclusive custom face paint brush.

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One of the largest challenges we had to overcome to bring this concept to life was to design and build the main character. Being a photographer, this did not come entirely naturally to me, so I had to pay extra attention to my goals as a creator.