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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.

 

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

 

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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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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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.

Sample Images Included

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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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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 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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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

 

This is our most comprehensive Photoshop tutorial, and the perfect place to start learning. Improve your photos, help people look their best, and share your ideas with the world.

Easy   |   8.75 Hours   |   50 Sample Images

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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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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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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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