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Lightroom is a working photographer’s best friend, providing an end-to-end solution for cataloging, editing, and exporting photos. In this tutorial, we break down our post-production workflow, helping you create great images faster than ever.

Easy   |   6.75 Hours   |   25 Video Tutorials   |   213 Sample Images

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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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Today we go behind the scenes of our Photoshoot for the Banished Mermaid Pro tutorial. We ended up doing, what seems like, 3 individual photoshoots while we were all set up.

 

Today we have an awesome BTS video for our upcoming PRO Tutorial. For the first time ever we will be including a full length video in the Phlearn PRO, explaining our lighting setup, working with the model, shooting on a green Screen, and more.

 

From people and cars to buildings and reflections, if there’s a distraction in an image, we have a method to seamlessly remove it. Follow along was we show you how to create accurate selections, retouch environments, and simplify images.

Medium   |   6.5 Hours   |   20 Video Tutorials

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Required for almost any project, learn to use the Move Tool to precisely relocate, resize, and align objects in an image.

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We all need to start somewhere. Photoshop is an immense program with a tool, tab, or technique to accomplish any creative task. We break down the fundamentals of over 60 tools from the Brush Tool, to the Pen Tool, to Channels and more!

Easy   |   10 Hours   |   60 Video Tutorials

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In this tutorial, we break down the compositing process with techniques for choosing images, making selections, and enhancing light and color. Learn to analyze light, perspective, and camera settings to predict how well photos will blend together.

Easy   |   5.5 Hours   |   22 Video Tutorials

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See the BTS footage of our latest portrait, as well as a sneak peek of the other shot we did that day! This image was inspired by the crane and is part of a larger series we are doing on bird species.

 

Yesterday we took you behind the scenes and showed you the lighting that went into this image. Today we’re going to clean it up in Photoshop and make the Colors really pop.

 

A great place for start for the beginner composite artist. Learn to plan your vision, properly align layers, blend and color multiple images, replace any sky, and advanced Layer Mask techniques.

Easy   |   4.75 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

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Learn how to use Blending Modes, Smart Objects, Layer Masks, and Adjustment Layers to seamlessly blend multiple exposures. Work through six different examples, combining two, three, and four exposures together.

Medium   |   1.5 Hours   |   9 Video Tutorials

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In this tutorial, we teach you everything you need to know about the Pen Tool, from the most important keyboard shortcuts to making beautiful lines and curves. Learn to change a background color, remove an entire background, and create a simple logo.

Medium   |   2.75 Hours   |   12 Video Tutorials

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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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Join us as we demonstrate how to work with clients and shoot in a professional studio environment . Afterwards, we take you through Lightroom and Photoshop where you’ll learn retouching techniques like dodging and burning and blemish removal.

Medium   |   7.25 Hours   |   21 Video Tutorials

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Prepare to dive in head first and tackle some of Photoshop’s most powerful tools. Never look at layers and their endless amount of adjustments the same way again. Take your knowledge to an intermediate level in Photoshop with this tutorial.

Medium   |   8 Hours   |   8 Video Tutorials

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Hop behind the scenes of our Dollhouse Photoshoot and see how we put some full size models in a miniature house.

 

Adjustment Layers are the smartest and most powerful tools for photo editing in Photoshop. We walk you through all 19 Adjustment Layers while showing you how to fix exposure, apply professional coloring, create custom LUTs and more.

Easy   |   4.5 Hours   |   29 Video Tutorials

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One of our flagship tutorials, learn your way around every button, tool, and menu item in Lightroom. We’ll teach you a streamlined workflow and professional techniques for editing, organization, and delivery.

Easy   |   7.25 Hours   |   13 Video Tutorials

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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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Give your photos a professional finish with sharpening in Photoshop. Learn to enhance details, create contrast, and prepare your images for print, web, and social media.

Easy   |   3 Hours   |   14 Video Tutorials   |   Sharpening Actions Included

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If you’re familiar with the fundamentals of photo editing but want to brush up on skills or step up your game, this tutorial is for you! Learn how to color correct and color grade, change composition, dodge and burn, subtle compositing, and see the photography process unfold!

Medium   |   9.75 Hours   |   23 Video Tutorials

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Black & white photography is an art form all its own. Learn a bit of history, some practical advice for shooting in monochrome, as well as all of the tips and tricks for editing stunning black and white images in Photoshop.

Easy   |   3.5 Hours   |   24 Video Tutorials

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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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Combine the power of Photoshop compositing and retouching! In this tutorial, we show you how to remove a subject from a background, composite multiple images together, and perform high-end retouching on skin and wardrobe for athletes.

Easy   |   2.25 Hours   |   6 Video Tutorials

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