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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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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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Create epic landscape photos using Lightroom and Photoshop! Learn how to replace a sky, fix exposure, create HDR and panorama images, and more!

Medium   |   3 Hours   |   22 Sample Images

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food photography styling and retouching
 

From websites, to Grubhub, to Instagram, food photography is everywhere. Learn how to work with a client, how to photograph food using lighting and styling techniques, and how to bring it all together with retouching in Photoshop.

Advanced   |   5 Hours   |   45 Sample Images

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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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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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There are several different ways to apply Gradients to your image, but their basic function is creating a gradual change between colors or a color to transparent.

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Create a sci-fi themed composite from start to finish. Learn how to photograph with a composite in mind. Then jump into Photoshop to build a background, create elements from scratch, and integrate subjects into the environment.

Advanced   |   4.5 Hours   |   5 Video Tutorials

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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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bright and airy coloring in photoshop
 

Create bright and clean coloring in Photoshop! Learn how to brighten photos without losing contrast, add soft lighting effects, and put more focus on the things that matter most.

Easy   |   2 Hours   |   8 Sample Images

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The Ultimate Guide to Lightroom for Desktop & Mobile
 

Learn how to use the all-new Lightroom to upload your images to the cloud, organize them, apply edits, and share them with the world–all using the power of RAW Images.

Easy   |   4 Hours   |   50 RAW Sample Images

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For the very beginner, we start in Lightroom as if you were using the program for the first time. We cover all of the features and functions you’ll need to get your images imported and organized fast and efficiently.

Easy   |   1.25 Hours   |   3 Video Tutorials

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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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Add cinematic color to your photos and videos with LUTs made in Photoshop! Learn how to create your own LUTs and then easily load them into Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro. 35 custom LUTs included!

Easy   |   1.75 Hours   |   16 Sample Images

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film and vintage coloring in photoshop
 

Give your photos a worn and faded film look in Photoshop! Learn how to apply creamy sepia tone coloring, realistic noise and grain, and subtle light and blur effects to recreate that classic 35mm look.

Easy   |   2 Hours   |   9 Sample Images

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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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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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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

 

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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In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to do the photography and retouching necessary to add an amazing liquid splash effect to any portrait. Learn compositing, coloring, retouching, cutting subjects out, painting details, and dodging and burning.

Advanced   |   3.25 Hours   |   7 Video Tutorials

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Welcome to part two of our best-selling series Retouching 101-301. Expand on your retouching skill-set by mastering dodging and burning and frequency separation.

Medium   |   10.5 Hours   |   10 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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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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Easily one of Aaron’s favorite tools in Photoshop! The Brush Tool can be one of the most powerful and versatile tools, capable of retouching, compositing, and stunning special effects.

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soft portrait retouching photoshoot
 

Learn how to create beautiful, soft portraits in Photoshop! Join us as we walk you through a maternity photoshoot before diving into the post-production, covering dodging and burning, frequency separation, and more!

Medium   |   5 Hours   |   2 RAW Sample Images

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Gain the confidence to master product photography! Take an outside-the-box approach to product photos with this composite where you can learn to match highlights and shadows, retouch products, and make details selections.

Medium   |   2 Hours   |   5 Video Tutorials

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Perfect for retouching areas that contain a hard edge or line, the Clone Stamp Tool is one of the go-to tools for any retoucher, composite artist, or photo editor.

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Surreal Portrait Compositing with Natalia Seth
 

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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All of your images are made up of a ton of color information, Channels allows you to separate, select, and view this information in 3 primary colors, red, green, and blue.

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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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