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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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There are a ton of uses for the Pen Tool, but it is most commonly used graphically or to make selections. Whether you’re making shapes or sections, The Pen Tool can definitely help.

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In this tutorial, we’ll help you master every layer effect with practical examples like adding photorealistic text to an environment, creating a neon glow effect from scratch, using layer styles to add a natural glow to a light source and much more!

Easy   |   3.5 Hours   |   19 Video Tutorials

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Learn to use Adobe Camera Raw to adjust white balance, recover details in the highlights and shadows, remove minor distractions, create HDR images, and to work seamlessly with Photoshop so that you can go back at anytime to make changes or adjustments.

Easy   |   3.5 Hours   |   23 Video Tutorials

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Our most extensive collection of Lightroom Presets and Photoshop Actions! Over 187 looks that are fully customizable and can be applied to one or multiple images in just a few clicks.

Easy   |   187 Different Looks   |   15 Sample Images

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Create the appearance of light shining through atmosphere like clouds or fog with this exclusive Photoshop action.

Medium   |   1 Actions   |   Sample Images Included

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High-end retouching requires a complete understanding of color, skin tone, textures, and how to touch up blemishes, hair, skin, and environments while not affecting what makes the subject unique. Join us as we demonstrate how to master the art.

Advanced   |   12.25 Hours   |   10 Video Tutorials

 

Take advantage of the power of shooting in RAW. Apply local and global edits, correct exposure and white balance, and learn the workflow for sending images over to Photoshop for more in-depth post-processing.

Easy   |   1.25 Hours   |   4 Video Tutorials

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Follow along as we demonstrate how to pull off a levitation effect in stunning fashion. Learn pre-production best practices, compositing, environmental retouching, adding atmosphere, and amazing effects with light.

Easy   |   5.5 Hours   |   11 Video Tutorials

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The Marquee Tool is one of many selection tools that can select objects for color change, cut objects out, and replace part of an image. Best of all, it’s the easiest to use and a great entry into understanding how to master selections.

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Learn the art of retouching or brush up on your skills! This tutorial will teach you how the pros work to remove blemishes, smooth skin, dodge and burn, apply makeup, and sharpen images. See our exclusive PHLEARN workflow and tools in action.

Medium   |   9.75 Hours   |   40 Video Tutorials

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Skin is one of the most delicate areas when it comes to photo retouching. Learn to shape features, dodge and burn, color correct, retouch makeup, and sharpen like a pro, and make subtle changes to highlight the subject’s natural beauty.

Medium   |   2.5 Hours   |   6 Video Tutorials

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Master our tried and tested workflow for managing and organizing images after a photoshoot. Learn how to import and cull images, apply ratings to choose selects, apply edits, and export so that you can quickly deliver to a client.

Easy   |   1.25 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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Recreate that classic pinup look with the magic of Photoshop. Learn to retouch and shape the body, match highlights and shadows, dodge and burn, color correct, and add background textures.

Medium   |   2.25 Hours   |   2 Video Tutorials

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Watch a high-end studio photoshoot featuring full wardrobe, makeup, and pro lighting. Then see the images come together in Lightroom and Photoshop as we prepare the photos for client delivery. Special thanks to NVRLND, Shea Coulee, and Naomi Smalls.

Advanced   |   14 Hours   |   31 Video Tutorials

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Learn the most advanced tools and techniques Photoshop has to Offer. Master 3D and learn how to work and control a 3D environment. Get a complete understanding of the Pen Tool, Paths, Vector Paths, Smart Objects, and much more!

Advanced   |   5.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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Make sure you’re getting the images that you and your clients want while helping your photoshoots run smoother than ever. We break down how to shoot using tethered capture in Lightroom.

Easy   |   30 Min   |   4 Video Tutorials

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Making local adjustments in Lightroom can help rescue details and remove distractions. From skin retouching to adjusting exposure, we’ll cover all the bases and show you how to do so while only affecting a specific part of your image.

Easy   |   45 Min   |   3 Video Tutorials

 

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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Compositing in Photoshop allows you to create impossible scenes. In this tutorial, we blend reality with fantasy as we teach you how to combine multiple exposures, composite a background, create light sources, and focus your viewer’s attention.

Advanced   |   3 Hours   |   2 Video Tutorials

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A masterclass in high-end photo editing. See how the pros remove blemishes, clean up wardrobe and environments, dodge and burn, and then combine it all while completing a detailed composite image.

Advanced   |   7.5 Hours   |   15 Video Tutorials

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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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For irregular shapes and objects, you can freely draw with the Lasso Tool to get the selection you need. Learn to adjust your selections, add borders, and add feathering!

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Learn to convert layers into Smart Objects, apply Smart Filters that can be adjusted or removed, and create multiple design mockups quickly and easily! Smart Objects will help you work faster, smarter, and non-destructively.

Easy   |   1.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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